Teen dies from self inflicted gunshot
ALTON, IL (KTVI) – An 18-year-old is dead after authorities say he was shot in the head while playing with a gun.
Witnesses told police Austin Wilcox was playing with the gun early Saturday morning that wasn’t working.
Witnesses say they were watching TV when they heard a gunshot.
When they turned around Wilcox had shot himself with the gun he had been playing with earlier.