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Fatal Shooting Ruled Accidental

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SELAH, Wa.- A fatal shooting Saturday in Selah is ruled accidental.  The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says the 17-Year-Old male had just received a handgun as a gift when it went off. The bullet traveled through a wall and into another room,hitting his mother in the head. 33-year-old Vonda Willis Jean was taken to a nearby hospital where she died. Sheriff's deputies aren't sure who gave the teen the gun, but they do say he was in legal possession of it.