RED LION, Pa. (WHTM) – The York County Coroner’s office says the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy in Red Lion has been ruled a homicide.
The coroner’s office says Kain Heiland died after a gunshot wound to the chest from his back on Saturday evening. An autopsy was completed Sunday at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown.
While the coroner ruled the death a homicide, the report noted “the coroner’s definition of homicide is “death at the hands of another.” However, any possible criminality is determined by a court of law.”
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the incident and have not announced any charges at this time.
State Police say there’s no danger to the public.