A North Wilkesboro teen was killed Monday evening in what it being called an accidental shooting.
North Wilkesboro Police were called to a residence on Sixth Street just before 9pm. Officers found 16-year old Nathaniel Brooks dead at the scene as result of a gunshot wound to the chest. Detectives believe Brooks was shot accidentally by his father, Mathew S. Brooks who had been cleaning the semi-automatic handgun.
No charges have been filed.