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Accidential Shooting Claims Life of Plymouth Teen

February 11, 2011

02/14/11 Thursday evening at 6:51 the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department received a report of an accidental shooting at 14384 Nataka Trail.  The victim of the shooting, 18 year old Tyler Mattix was transported to the Plymouth Airport by the Plymouth Paramedics and then air-lifted to Memorial Hospital in South Bend. 

Tyler Mattix died Friday morning from the injuries sustained in the accident. 

The police report indicates that Mattix was accidentally shot by his uncle, Adam Stewart who was handling the weapon at the time it discharged. 

Both individuals lived at the Nataka Trail residence.

The investigation is continuing and a report will be forwarded to the Marshall County Prosecutor’s office for review, as is standard for this type of investigation.

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3 Responses to “ Accidential Shooting Claims Life of Plymouth Teen ”

  1. deadman1991 on February 17, 2011 at 8:13 pm

    Gusgirl19, how do you know it wasnt an accident?

  2. Kathy Bottorff on February 12, 2011 at 10:29 pm

    This news story is the direct result of press releases issued by the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department. Stop by WTCA if you’d like to see what they sent to the media.

  3. Gusgirl19 on February 12, 2011 at 7:32 am

    get the story straight before spreading it like wild fire! His uncle did NOT shoot him on accident…way to report before knowing the truth.