Authorities Release Name of Loup County Shooting Victim

BURWELL, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of an 18-year-old man who is believed to have accidentally shot himself in Loup County.

Loup County Attorney Jason White identified the man as Colten Jensen, who lived in Hoskins.

Officers were sent the night of May 22 to a rural residence about halfway between Burwell and Taylor. They found Jensen and three people who witnessed the shooting. He died the next day.

White says the shooting appears to be accidental. He told The Grand Island Independent that “it doesn’t look like there was any foul play.”

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