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Police release name of child shot by brother in Freeman

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Police released the name of the young boy shot by his brother in Freeman.

8-year-old Sean Hofer and his 9-year-old brother were playing with a revolver, when the gun accidentally discharged.

Sean was shot and died from his injuries.

The incident was investigated by South Dakota's DCI, Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office and Coroner's Office and the Freeman Police Department.

Glenn Roth, Hutchinson County's State's Attorney, says no more information will be given on this case because it involves juveniles.

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