Reidsville Teenager, Tyler Hodge, Shot By BB Gun Found Dead

4:13 AM, Jul 11, 2011   |    comments
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Greensboro, NC -- A 14-year-old boy was shot in the head by a BB Gun in the woods near Baker Crossroad Road in Reidsville around 4:30 Sunday evening.

Late Sunday night, Sheriff Sam Page identified the teen as Tyler Hodge. 

Deputies say a friend who was with Hodge ran out of the woods to find help. The friend stopped a car and said Tyler was accidentally shot with a BB gun.

Investigators, rescue teams from multiple agencies, along with a NC State Highway Patrol helicopter crew assisted in the search for Hodge. 

Deputies say EMS crews pronounced Hodge dead at the scene around 6:45 Sunday night.

The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office is still investigating.

WFMY News 2

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