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Man Dies One Month After Being Shot

An eastern Kentucky man has died a month after being shot.

Officials say Les Cox died Tuesday in a Tennessee hospital.

State police say Cox was shot when Harlan County Special Deputy Scott Moore's gun went off during a struggle at Highsplint lake.

Cox was shot in the head.

Cox's family and friends maintain it was no accident.

No charges have been filed and state police say they are still investigating the incident.


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