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Teen dies from hunting accident injuries

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) - A Columbus teenager has died from injuries suffered in a hunting accident on Sept. 12.

Family spokesman and cousin Perry Perkins says 17-year-old Spencer Perkins died Friday at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Funeral services are Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Columbus.

Authorities say Spencer Perkins, a junior at Heritage Academy, accidentally shot himself while dove hunting in Noxubee County on family owned property near Brooksville.

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