Police: 10-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Shot and Killed

By Steph Machado

Published 05/25 2014 09:14AM

Updated 05/27 2014 06:18PM

CABOT, Vt. -  Vermont State Police identified the 10-year-old boy that died from a gunshot wound on Saturday. 

Police say Logan Cookson died as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound from a .22 caliber revolver. Cookson was hunting and family members were nearby. 

Police responded to a report of an accidental shooting at a residence on Route 215 North at around 5 p.m. on Saturday. 

Logan was transported to Central Vermont Hospital where he died. 

The case will be sent to the Washington County State's Attorney's Office for review once the investigation is complete. 

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