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DeKalb Co. teen accidentally shoots himself to death

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A 16-year-old accidentally shot himself to death, DeKalb County police say, with a gun that he and his friends found in a wooded area near to an apartment complex on Flat Shoals Road.

Police say the teen and others in the group were playing with the gun when a round fired and struck the teen in his head. The teen was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he was later declared dead.

There's no word on where the gun may have come from.

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