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Shooting that killed Alexander County teen ruled accidental

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ALEXANDER COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

A shooting that left a 17-year-old dead in Alexander County last week has been ruled accidental by the District Attorney's Office. 

The incident happened around 12:55 a.m. at a home on Will Wilson Lane in Taylorsville. Officers were called to the house for reports of a shooting and found 17-year-old Jeremy Law dead at the scene. 

Law and another teen were reportedly playing with a handgun when the gun went off. Law had just graduated high school two days before the deadly incident. 

An autopsy was scheduled for June 13 in Winston-Salem. 

Monday, the DA said that they would not pursue charges in the shooting. 

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