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United States

20 August 2002

Associated Press

NEW HAVEN — A 9-year-old boy died early Monday after he was shot in the abdomen while a young man was showing him a gun in a New Haven apartment, police said. Edgar Ayala of New Haven was shot about 2:30 a.m. and was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he died. Police said there were nine children and two adults in the apartment, and most of them were asleep at the time of the shooting. "It appears as though the young man in question had retrieved the gun from... (

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