Coroner’s office ID’s 6-year-old boy killed in accidental shooting in Springboro

Coroner’s office ID’s 6-year-old boy killed in accidental shooting in Springboro
Georvonie Campbell (Picture courtesy of family members)

SPRINGBORO — UPDATE @ 9:45 a.m. (June 29):

The Warren County Coroner’s Office has identified the child who died after a reported accidental shooting Friday night in Springboro.

Georvonie Campbell, 6, died from a gunshot wound on Royal Drive in Springboro around 11 p.m. Friday, according to the Warren County Coroner’s Office.

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Campbell’s death is officially listed as pending and remains under investigation by the Springboro Police Department, a coroner’s office spokesperson told News Center 7.

A preliminary investigation also found the child shot himself with a gun owned by his grandmother, police said. The boy’s father told investigators he was sleeping and woke up to the sound of a gunshot.

No charges are currently pending in the investigation, and any potential charges would be subject to review by the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office, Springboro Police Chief Jeff Kruithoff told News Center 7 Monday.

Previously, police said the victim of the incident was 5-years-old, however the child’s age was corrected by the coroner’s office Monday morning.

We’ll continue to update this story as new details become available.