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Le Flore County sheriff’s office investigates boy’s death

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: April 3, 2014

BOKOSHE — Authorities in eastern Oklahoma are investigating after a 9-year-old boy was shot to death at a home in Le Flore County.

Undersheriff Kendall Morgan says the shooting occurred Wednesday afternoon at a home in Bokoshe. Morgan says authorities are investigating whether one of the boy’s siblings accidentally shot him.

Authorities tell a local newspaper that the boy’s mother was also home at the time of the shooting. The sheriff’s office has not yet released the boy’s name.

Morgan says deputies recovered a shotgun at the scene. has disabled the comments for this article.