12-year-old found dead from gunshot wound in Cooper County, MO - KCTV5

12-year-old found dead from gunshot wound in Cooper County, MO

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A 12-year-old boy was found dead from a gunshot wound Saturday evening in Cooper County, MO. 

The Cooper County Sheriff's received a report of the shooting about 9 p.m. on Saturday evening. 

He was found in a rural location in southwestern Cooper County. 

The sheriff's office, along with the Missouri Highway Patrol, are piecing together a timeline of events to try and determine what happened. 

An autopsy will be held on Monday. 

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