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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Christian County boy has died from a gunshot wound in an apparent hunting accident, the county coroner said.

The 11-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the face Wednesday night while hunting alone near his home, Christian County Coroner Scott Daniel said. He was pronounced dead from the injuries, the coroner said.

The boy’s name hasn’t been released to the public.

The shooting appeared to be accidental and self-inflicted, Daniel said.