A 14-year-old male from rural Litchfield is dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. On Saturday, September 10th at 3:02 PM, deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 9-1-1 call of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on private property located in rural Litchfield. When Deputies arrived, they found a 14-year-old male suffering from a single gunshot wound.
The 14-year-old, identified as Austin Robinson of Waggoner, was transported by the Litchfield Fire Department to St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield. He would be airlifted to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis Missouri where he would succumb to his injuries.
The incident is under investigation by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office. Litchfield Police also helped at the scene.