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9-year-old Mississippi boy dead after little brother shoots him with pellet gun

A 9-yr-old is dead after being shot by his 8-yr-old brother with a pellet gun. Source: NBC Newschannel A 9-yr-old is dead after being shot by his 8-yr-old brother with a pellet gun. Source: NBC Newschannel
GREENVILLE, MS (WLBT) -

A 9-year-old child is dead in Greenville after being shot with a pellet gun by his 8-year-old brother.

According to the Delta Daily News, police responded to the home on McArthur Drive around 8:15 Wednesday night and found the boy with wounds to his chest after being shot with pellets by his younger brother.

He was transported to Delta Regional Medical Center by ambulance but later died from his injuries.

Greenville police investigating are treating the shooting as an accidental death investigation and no charges have been filed at this time.

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