Man killed after being accidentally shot in the face in Chesapeake

Posted at 4:12 PM, Apr 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-30 12:20:00-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Chesapeake Police say a 20-year-old man has died after being shot in the face with a shotgun.

According to police, officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Seaboard Avenue in reference to an accidental shooting.

Witnesses told officers two people were handling a shotgun when it went off, striking a 20-year-old man in the face.

The man died on scene.

Police say the shooter remained on scene and is being questioned.

The shooting is still under investigation.

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