Kingston Barksdale Death – 4-year-old shot and killed in S.C.

Kingston Barksdale Death – Obituary : The family of a 4-year-old shot and killed over the weekend is remembering the child in photos and planning a memorial.

4-year-old Kingston Barksdale died Saturday from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the coroner.

Deputies said it appeared another child shot Kingston.

The child’s family released a number of photos and said they are planning a balloon release Friday to honor Kingston’s memory.

Capt. Jimmy Bolt, with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, said deputies were called at about 11:30 a.m. to the Tall Pines mobile home park along White Horse Road for a shooting involving a child.

The boy was taken to the hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound.

The coroner’s office said Kingston died shortly after he arrived.

The shooting has been ruled an accident.

No charges were filed.