Teenager shot and killed in Muhlenberg County

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (WEHT) – A teenager has been killed in accident involving a gun.

Kentucky State Police say a 15-year-old boy was shot on Sunday in a “terrible accident”.

Police said the teen was shot around 12:40 p.m. in the Dunmore area when he was shooting for target practice with at least one other person.

Kentucky State Police are investigating, but the case is not considered criminal at this time.

The Muhlenberg County Coroner says an autopsy is taking place Monday morning.

An earlier version of this story stated that the victim was shot by another person. Kentucky State Police says that this has not been determined and the circumstances are still under investigation.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 17, 2020)

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