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Zillah man accidentally shoots son to death

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YAKIMA, Wash. - The Yakima County sheriff's office says a Zillah man killed his son and wounded his daughter in an accidental shooting.

The sheriff's office says Daniel Austin was returning from coyote hunting Sunday evening and was removing a .30-30 rifle from the back seat of his truck when it fired through the door.

The bullet hit Daniel Austin Jr. in the abdomen and daughter Kennedy Austin in the thigh.

The 3-year-old boy died on the way to Toppenish Hospital. The sheriff's office is not recommending charges.

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