Robeson County teen killed in possible accidental shooting, sheriff’s office says

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FLORENCE, S.C. (WNCN) — The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what they believe may have been a fatal accidental shooting that occurred Sunday afternoon in Fairmont.

According to Sheriff Burnis Wilkins’ Facebook page, the sheriff’s office received a call at approximately 1:47 p.m. in reference to a shooting on Path Road at the home of 19-year-old Timothy Goins.

Goins was taken to the hospital by a family member and had been shot one time, the sheriff’s office said.

On Monday, Goins died at a hospital in Florence, South Carolina, Wilkins said.

“It is believed the shooting may have been accidental involving a family member,” Wilkins said.

The case is being investigated by the Juvenile Division and Criminal Investigations Division. Anyone who may have information on the shooting should call the Juvenile Division at (910) 671-3140.

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