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United States

28 February 2011

WITN-TV News (North Carolina)

Two children playing with a loaded air rifle has ended with one of them dead. Wilson County deputies say 7-year-old Alejandro Mejia and his younger brother were playing outside their home with the rifle Friday night. Authorities tell WITN News the air rifle in question is a Daisy Powerline 35 and can shoot both BBs or pellets. It is still not known whether BBs or pellets were in the gun. Sergeant Wanda Samuel says the parents knew the children were playing with the... (

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