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In a tragic accident, a world champion shooter died after firing his gun at himself by mistake.
According to the Mirror, 19-year-old Italian Cristian Ghilli shot himself in Ponteginori, Tuscany. It is reported that he bent over to pick up fresh cartridges and accidentally fired a round into his abdomen and hand. He was rushed to hospital but died from his injuries.
The young man came first for the Men’s Skeet Team in the Junior World Shotgun Championships. He also belonged to the Gruppo Sportivo Fiamme Oro, the Italian state police’s sport section.
While an investigation is ongoing, police don’t suspect any foul play.
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