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Dying Too Young: Brailee Shook

Oklahoman Modified: March 27, 2009 at 3:12 pm •  Published: March 25, 2009

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Name: Brailee Shook

Age: 1

Place of residence: Willow

Died: August 16, 2006

What Happened: Brailee was accidentally shot by her 9-year-old brother, who was playing with a .410 gauge shotgun loaded with birdshot. Her brother slipped on a toy and pulled the trigger, hitting her in the hand and chest. Brailee was pronounced dead at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in Elk City.

Other:"She was very energetic, she was very loving,” said her mother, Shanna. “She loved to follow her brother around, she always had a smile.” has disabled the comments for this article.