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Reeves juvenile dies from gunshot


On Friday night, 11/02 Deputies received a 911 call that a man was shot in the stomach.

Deputies were dispatched to 5728 Topsy Bel Road, Ragley in reference to a reported accidental discharge of a firearm, where a victim was shot. 

Acadian ambulance, Topsy volunteer fire, Allen Parish and Calcasieu SO deputies responded also to the scene.  Witnesses stated that the victim and two other juveniles were in the residence when the incident occurred.  

Koby Lee Keever, 15, of Reeves was shot in the abdomen.  Keever was transported to the Lake Charles Memorial hospital for treatment.  Deputies investigating the incident were told by witnesses the gun fell off a gun rack onto the floor and discharged. 

Keever later died from injuries sustained by the gunshot at LCMH.  Dr. Charles Deese and detectives from the Jeff Davis Sheriff office are continuing to investigate the incident.


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