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Boy accidentally shoots and kills 12 year old cousin

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A boy accidentally shot and killed his 12 year old cousin with a shotgun Tuesday in Pleasant Valley in Calhoun County on Macon Johnson Drive.  Calhoun County Chief Deputy  Matthew Wade says two boys were outdoors playing on a trampoline when one of them told his relative he received a shotgun for Christmas.  The boy went indoors to retrieve the gun and showed it to his cousin.  Wade says the boy pretended to shoot his cousin not realizing a live round was inside the shotgun.  The gun discharged killing the 12 year old.

No charges will be filed.

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