Butler County sheriff's officials are reporting an accidental fatal shooting just outside of Clarksville Thursday afternoon (May 10, 2018).


Deputies were summoned by a 911 call just before 5 PM. Authorities said there were three people at the scene, all under the age of 18. They confirmed that one of the boys died after accidentally being shot.

No other information was released.

Butler County sheriff's officials were assisted by Clarksville Police, Iowa State Patrol, Clarksville EMS, and Waverly Paramedics.