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18-Year-Old Killed in Hunting Accident

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Posted: Dec 31, 2012 12:08 PM

Updated: Dec 31, 2012 12:21 PM

RIO HONDO - A 13-year-old from Rio Hondo accidentally shot and killed his cousin in a hunting accident over the weekend. The family is now preparing to bury their loved one.

The shooting happened on Roberto Street in Las Yescas Sunday. The Cameron County sheriff said the 13-year-old was shooting at birds when he shot his relative.

Ricardo Ramos, 18, was rushed to Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen with bullet wounds to his head. He later died at the hospital.

We learned the shooting is under investigation. So far, no arrests have been made in the case.

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