- Associated Press - Sunday, May 25, 2014

CABOT, Vt. (AP) - State police say a 10-year-old Vermont boy is dead after an apparent accidental shooting.

Investigators say the child was shot in the abdomen Saturday afternoon at a home in Cabot. Medics transported him to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives say a preliminary investigation indicates the death was an accident.

The boy’s name was not immediately released pending official identification. The investigation remains active.

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