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Arlington man identified in fatal accidental shooting

A man who died in a shooting Saturday afternoon has been identified as Jake Nelson of Arlington, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s website.
A man who died in a shooting Saturday afternoon has been identified as Jake Nelson of Arlington, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s website. Star-Telegram archives

A man who died in a shooting Saturday afternoon has been identified as Jake Nelson of Arlington, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s website.

Nelson, 21, was pronounced dead at 5 p.m. in the bedroom of his home. A ruling on his death is pending. Police believe he died in an accidental shooting.

Police found Nelson after responding to a shooting-in-progress call in the 1700 block of Aberdeen Drive.

The 21-year-old was believed to have been handling a gun when it went off, according to information gathered during a preliminary investigation.

Domingo Ramirez Jr.: 817-390-7763, @mingoramirezjr

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