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Richmond man accidentally shot by child dies

Tuesday - 1/15/2013, 1:09pm  ET

RICHMOND, Va. - Police say a Richmond man has died after being accidentally shot by a juvenile relative.

Casper R. Jones was shot Sunday at his residence. Richmond police said Tuesday in a news release that Jones died from the gunshot wound.

Richmond Commonwealth's Attorney Michael Herring tells The Richmond Times-Dispatch ( that the gun had been left on a table in the house and the child picked up the weapon.

The incident remains under investigation.


Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch,

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