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North Carolina boy dies after getting shot with BB gun

North Carolina boy dies after getting shot with BB gun
A North Carolina boy died after he was struck “with a single shot” from a BB gun while playing with another child, authorities have said.

xml:space="preserve"> xml:space="preserve"> A North Carolina boy died after he was struck “with a single shot” from a BB gun while playing with another child, authorities have said.Deputies with the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of an accidental shooting on Sunday at a home in the Stony Point Community, according to a press release issued by police on Monday.” The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office said the incident remains under investigation.When they arrived on the scene, officers found a 7-year-old child and an 8-year-old boy, who had been shot in the chest with a BB or pellet gun.

“The accidental shooting occurred when two juveniles age 8 and age 7 were shooting a BB gun and a Pellet rifle at targets near the family home.(Shutterstock) During the commute, police said the boy went into cardiac arrest.

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