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Police say father 'accidentally' fatally shot 14-year-old son in the head

Around at 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21, Chicot County Sheriff's Office received a call from man stating that he had accidentally shot his son.

CHICOT COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) - Around at 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21, Chicot County Sheriff's Office received a call from man stating that he had accidentally shot his son.

Deputies and two ambulances responded to the scene in Lake Village, Arkansas. Upon arrival officers found 14-year-old Christopher Nelson with a gunshot wound to the head.

He was air-lifted to University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi by Air-Evac.

The father, Ronnie Nelson, was taken to Chicot County Sheriff's Office for questioning.

On Thursday morning, Aug. 23, at approximately 12:16 AM, Nelson died from his injuries.

This is an on-going investigation by Chicot County Sheriff's Department.