"It went off and his chest exploded, and (the kids) ran over to my house and told me about it," neighbor Rick Tuggle told WTOL. "They're probably traumatized right now. They were sitting right there on the stairs when it happened. One of my kids was sitting right there on those stairs."
Police were responding to a call about someone shooting fireworks in the neighborhood when they came upon rescue crews who were there and had pronounced Temple dead.