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Boy, 12, killed in accidental shooting in Calhoun County

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CALHOUN COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

An accidental shooting in Calhoun County took the life of a 12-year-old boy.

Calhoun County Sheriff Larry Amerson says the victim was accidentally shot by his cousin at the cousin's home in Pleasant Valley. It happened around 3 p.m. January 8.

The tragedy occurred when the cousin, who is also 12 years old, wanted to show the victim a shotgun he had received for Christmas. He accidentally fired the shot that fatally struck the boy in the chest while hewas playing on a trampoline outside.

Sheriff Amerson says the cousin did not know the gun was loaded, and will not be charged because it was an accident.

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