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Family identified in fatal shooting of boy by his brother

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FREEMAN, S.D. -- The Hutchinson County State’s Attorney’s Office on Wednesday identified the family involved in a fatal shooting Tuesday in Freeman.


Dakota Hofer, 9, accidentally shot and killed his brother, Sean Hofer, 8, while playing with a revolver early Tuesday evening.

The parents of the two boys are Samuel and Christy Hofer.

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