KPD: Man accidentally shot, killed himself following hunting trip

KPD: Man accidentally shot, killed himself following hunting trip

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - Police say a Kennett man died after he accidentally shot himself.

On Monday morning, officers were called to a home in the 800-block of Emerson Street.

When they arrived they found Dolph Riggs dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

According to Captain Tim Trowbridge, public information officer for the City of Kennett, the preliminary investigation indicated Riggs returned home from a hunting trip sometime Sunday night.

"While unloading his shotgun, Riggs accidentally discharged a single round which struck him in the chest," Trowbridge said.

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