Authorities in Pike County are investigating a shooting incident early Monday morning that claimed the life of a Pike County teen.

The Pike County Sheriff’s Department says  18-year-old Damon Robinson of Glezen, was pronounced dead at the scene northwest of Winslow by the Pike County Coroner’s Office.

Just after midnight Monday, the Pike County 911 center received a call about a shooting at a residence.

The caller told dispatchers Robinson was shot in the face while cleaning a gun.

Sheriff’s department personnel, with the assistance of Indiana State Police, are continuing their investigation.

An autopsy has been scheduled.

Pike County Emergency Medical Services, the Patoka Township Volunteer Fire Department and the Petersburg Police Department also provided assistance.