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Coroner's office on scene of deadly shooting in Longs

November 15, 2011

From FMBFNews.com

LONGS, SC (WMBF) A woman has died after a reported hunting accident in the Longs area Tuesday afternoon, according to officials.

Sgt. Robert Kegler, spokesman for the Horry County Police Department, said officers received a call of an accidental shooting along Hunters Trail. The woman was said to have been shooting at rabbits in the backyard when she accidentally shot herself in the chest with a 410.

An investigation is ongoing at this time as to what happened in the incident.

The Horry County Coroner's Office said a coroner has been called to the scene.

The woman's identity has not been released at this time and any further details have not yet been released by police. WMBF News will provide those details as they become available.

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