A 16-year-old boy from Guilford was killed Friday as the result of a gunshot wound. According to The New York State Police, the boy was shot by another 16-year-old boy at a home on County Route 35. Authorities say the boy handling the gun wasn’t aware it was loaded and and it went off accidentally. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are investigating the shooting but say at this time it appears to be an accident.

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