Alabama pre-teen accidentally shot, killed by brother

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BESSEMER, Ala. (WBRC/WVLT) -- Investigators said a 12-year-old Alabama boy was accidentally shot and killed by his 16-year-old brother.

WBRC reported that the incident happened around 1 p.m. Police said the brothers were playing with a gun when it accidentally went off and struck the younger brother in the head.

The 16-year-old was taken into custody.

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