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TOWN OF FRANKLIN (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a 13-year-old boy has died in an accidental shooting in Manitowoc County.

Sheriff Rob Hermann said in a statement Monday, July 16th the teen and a 12-year-old companion were out shooting blackbirds near Reedsville Sunday.

County Coroner Curtis Green identifies the victim as Kordell Dvorachek.

The 12-year-old accidentally shot the teen, according to officials. An autopsy was planned for later Monday.