20-year-old man dies in accidental shooting

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At approximately 7:15 p.m. on June 16, DeWitt County dispatchers received a call of a possible accidental shooting occurring in the 1300 block of Lockhart Cemetery Road in northwest DeWitt County, according to a press release from the DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office.
 
Quinn A. Lynch, 20, was shot once in the right chest area with a 12 gauge shotgun. Lynch was transported to Cuero Community Hospital by a family member in a private vehicle where he succumbed to his injury.
 
Justice of the Peace Bill Robinson ordered an autopsy to be performed by the Travis County Medical Examiner. The death appears to be a result of an accident. However, Sgt. Carl Bowen of the DCSO is leading the investigation into the incident.
 
Read more information as it becomes available at www.cuerorecord.com.
 
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