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November 12, 1992 | Associated Press
A man jogging near a reservoir was shot and killed Wednesday by a hunter who told police he mistook the man for a deer. Kevin Elliott, 33, of Terryville, was struck by the bullet as he jogged near Pitch Reservoir, which borders this town in northwestern Connecticut. He died at the scene of a single gunshot wound, state police Sgt. Charles McIntyre said. Investigators have classified the shooting as an accident, McIntyre said. He declined to identify the hunter.
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February 13, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
An 8-year-old girl was killed by a shot to the forehead as she and other children imitated scenes from the movie "Set It Off," police said. A 10-year-old girl was charged with manslaughter and taken to a juvenile detention center in Bridgeport, Conn. Tynisha Gathers was shot by one of three other children who had watched a videotape of the movie with her, police said. They found a .380-caliber semiautomatic handgun.
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February 13, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
An 8-year-old girl was killed by a shot to the forehead as she and other children imitated scenes from the movie "Set It Off," police said. A 10-year-old girl was charged with manslaughter and taken to a juvenile detention center in Bridgeport, Conn. Tynisha Gathers was shot by one of three other children who had watched a videotape of the movie with her, police said. They found a .380-caliber semiautomatic handgun.
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November 12, 1992 | Associated Press
A man jogging near a reservoir was shot and killed Wednesday by a hunter who told police he mistook the man for a deer. Kevin Elliott, 33, of Terryville, was struck by the bullet as he jogged near Pitch Reservoir, which borders this town in northwestern Connecticut. He died at the scene of a single gunshot wound, state police Sgt. Charles McIntyre said. Investigators have classified the shooting as an accident, McIntyre said. He declined to identify the hunter.
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