NE Iowa boy dead after accidental shooting near Clarksville

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Clarksville, Iowa – One person is dead after an accidental shooting near Clarksville.

Butler County Sheriff Jason Johnson says his office received a call about 4:45 Thursday afternoon regarding an accidental shooting.

Johnson says three people, all under the age of 18, were at the scene and one boy was fatally wounded.

Names of those involved are not being released.

The incident remains under investigation.

Clarksville EMS, Waverly Paramedics, Clarksville Police, and the Iowa State Patrol assisted the Butler County Sheriff’s Department at the scene.

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