Teenager Accidentally Shot And Killed

An eastern Kentucky community is mourning and police are asking questions after a teen was shot to death.

Police say 16-year-old Ray Rice died after the shooting in his home near Belfry in Pike County, early Sunday morning.

Investigators say it appears Rice and three other teens were getting ready for a hunting trip when Rice was shot. Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the shooting and how it happened.

Meanwhile, students and teachers at Belfry High School are mourning the loss.

Students created a memorial at school. Teachers and counselors are helping students cope with the loss.


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  • by Belfry Student Location: Belfry on Feb 18, 2009 at 03:10 PM
    Ray-Ray was a wonderful person. He was one of my close friends.I love him dearly, and he will be sadly missed.
  • by Anonymous on Dec 5, 2008 at 10:04 AM
    fnord lexington, accidents happen.this young boy may have been hunting most of his life.
  • by fnord Location: Lexington on Dec 3, 2008 at 08:47 PM
    What caused the shooting? Kids with guns. Duh.
  • by BHS Student Location: Belfry on Dec 1, 2008 at 09:02 PM
    WE LOVE U AND MISS U RAY-RAY!
  • by Josh Location: lily on Dec 1, 2008 at 03:34 PM
    my name is josh stanley and ray was one of my best freinds we did almost everything together hunted, fished he drove me to school every morning i mean he was just like one of my brothers and i really miss him he made everybody laugh and all he did was joke around he was a good friend and a excellent brother. RAY I LOVE YOU MAN AND I JUST WANT U TO KNOW MAN THAT UR IN A BETTER PLACE THEN WE ARE.

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