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Prosecutor To Review Shooting Death Of 7-Year-Old Coeur d' Alene Boy

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - Kootenai County Prosecutor Barry McHugh says he is reviewing the death of a 7-year-old Coeur d'Alene boy who was shot and killed during a hunting trip.

The Coeur d'Alene Press reports the Kootenai County Sheriff's Department recently completed its investigation into Conner Bartlett's death and turned that information over to the prosecutor's office for possible criminal charges.

McHugh says he's not sure how long it will take him to decide whether to file charges. Officials said the boy was on a hunting trip with family members on Oct. 15 and his father, Robert Bartlett, was putting a hunting rifle into a vehicle when it discharged.

The bullet struck Conner, and emergency workers pronounced him dead a short time later.

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