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26 August 2009

Times (UK)

A five-year-old boy has died after being shot with an air rifle while playing with friends in the garden of a country home. Jonathan Cooke, who was hit in what his family called a tragic accident, was airlifted to hospital shortly after the incident but died on Monday afternoon. It was not clear last night whether Jonathan — known as Joe — had mistakenly walked into the line of fire or if the air gun went off accidentally. Wiltshire police are investigating but... (

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