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Funeral held for Fort Edward teen accidentally shot

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Family photo of 13-year-old Gary Cota Family photo of 13-year-old Gary Cota

FORT EDWARD, NY – The funeral was held on Monday for the 13-year-old Fort Edward boy who died in an accidental shooting.

According to police, Gary Cota and his 13-year-old friend were looking at a shotgun when the gun accidentally fired. The young teen was shot once in the head.

A funeral mass was held at 9:30 a.m. at Saint Joseph's Church in Fort Edward.

Police continue to investigate the shooting.

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