Sheriff’s officers investigate gunshot death near Beatrice

BEATRICE – Gage County law officers and Beatrice Fire and Rescue and rural firefighters were sent to a home south of Beatrice Friday, to what authorities describe as a report of an accidental shooting.

Deputies found a male dead inside a home from a gunshot wound.  Law officers and EMS personnel were dispatched at 3:47 p.m. to the residence along U.S. Highway 77, about four miles south of Beatrice.

The Gage County Sheriff’s Office and County Attorney are investigating the incident.