Mediapolis 12-Year-Old Dies From Gunshot Wound

An update from the Des Moines County Sheriffs Office regarding the 12-year-old who suffered a gunshot wound Tuesday.

Authorities have confirmed that the child did die from his injury. Investigators are saying it was a self-inflicted gunshot wound and no foul play was involved. The victim is Kyler Schnedler of Mediapolis. Schnedler was transported to GRMC and then flown to Iowa City where he died yesterday.

The Mediapolis Community School is providing counselors to any students having difficulty with the situation.