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06/06/2013 01:12 pm ET

Emilee Bates, Texas Girl, Accidentally Shot Dead With AK-47 On 13th Birthday: Police

Another tragic accidental shooting, this one in Texas: Emilee Bates was accidentally killed by her step-brother on her 13th birthday Tuesday.

Police say Austin McCord, 19, was clearing his AK-47 at the time. He ejected two dummy rounds that were above the loaded magazine, then pulled the trigger in what he believed was a safe move, NBC 5 reports.

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