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UPDATE: Burley Teen Dies In Accidental Shooting


By Brittany Cooper

Cassia County, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) The name has been released in an accidental shooting Saturday night resulting in the death of a local teenager.

According to Cassia County Sheriff Jay Heward, Ryan J. Willes, 16, of Burley died after being struck in the neck by a shotgun blast. The boy passed away at the scene.

The incident follows an afternoon hunting trip and when the boys finished, they went to a home in western Cassia County to clean the guns.

Heward tells Idaho's First News that a coroner's report will be released Monday.

The Cassia County Sheriff's Office is investigating the case.

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