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Waushara County authorities say boy, 14, shot dead


REDGRANITE, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities in Waushara County say a 14-year-old boy was shot to death in a house in the town of Redgranite.

The Waushara County Sheriff's Department identifies the victim as Shane L. Zweck of nearby Wautoma. He received a gunshot wound to the upper torso and was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday.

The sheriff's office says several young people between the ages of 5 and 17 were in the house when the shooting occurred. They say a long-barrel rifle was recovered from the scene.

The shooting is under investigation. Redgranite is about 30 miles west of Oshkosh.


Information from: Oshkosh Northwestern, http://www.thenorthwestern.com

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