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Shooting Death Of Vance Teen Ruled Accidental

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VANCE COUNTY, N.C. — The Vance County Sheriff's Office has called the shooting death of 18-year-old Jason Wood an accident.

Wood died in his home July 6.

Investigators said the teenager was fighting with his sister when he picked up a loaded gun.

Officials said the girl kicked Wood in the arm and the gun accidentally fired.

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