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A 21-year-old Amish man tried grabbing a revolver from his 12-year-old cousin — what happened next is a terrible tragedy WPXI Screenshot

SMICKSBURG, Pa. — An Amish man was shot and killed by his young cousin Thursday night, according to the Indiana County Coroner.

Police were called to Whitaker Road in Smicksburg at around 9:30 p.m.

Authorities said Allen Troyer, 21, grabbed a black powder revolver his 12-year-old cousin was holding and the gun went off.

The bullet struck Troyer in the chest.  He died at the scene.

Investigators believe the shooting was an accident.

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