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Teenager Accidentally Shot Dead at Home With Gun Father Thought Was Unloaded

A teenager has died after she was accidentally shot by her father with a gun he thought wasn’t loaded, it has been reported.
Kaitlyn Pullam, 17, died around 4pm on Boxing Day after a decision was made for her to be taken off
life support on Christmas Eve. The incident took place on December 20 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
Butler County Sheriff Mark Dobbs confirmed her father thought the gun was not loaded when it went off. Emergency services were called and Kaitlyn was found in her bedroom with a single gunshot wound to her face.
Credit: Metro
Witnesses told deputies that another family member in the home was trying to unload a black powder rifle when it discharged and went through the wall, reports kfvs12.
She was airlifted to hospital where she remained in a coma.
No arrests have been made.


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