RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WCBD) – A Lowcountry teenager is dead following an accidental shooting in Richmond County, Georgia.

Nazarien Ferron, 17, was pronounced dead at the Shock Trauma Unit of Augusta University Medical Center on Sunday, October 1.

Authorities say the shooting happened at around 11 p.m. Saturday, September 30 on the 2400 Block of Amsterdam Drive, according to WCBD’s sister station WJBF.

Investigators called the shooting accidental. The coroner says he was shot at least one time.

An autopsy is scheduled.Keep checking for real-time updates on this story. To get breaking news alerts, download the free News 2 App for iPhone or Android. You can also sign up for email alerts.