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Youth killed in accidental fire arm shooting


November 19, 2018

MASS CITY — A 16-year-old youth is dead after an accidental gun discharge in a Mass City home Friday.

According to the Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Department the department responded to a possible shooting accident in a Mass City home Friday at 3:08 p.m.

A Sheriff Department release said an investigation revealed a 13-year-old male and a 16-year-old male were at the 13-year-old’s residence when the 13-year-old was loading a rifle and the weapon fired striking the 16-year-old in the back.

A 14-year-old male was at the residence and called 911, the report said.

The victim was transport...

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