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Funeral held for teen shot with handgun

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Cody Mesaris (Source: WLEX) Cody Mesaris (Source: WLEX)

LINCOLN COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – An Eastern Kentucky family said their goodbyes to a teenager killed by his own gun.

Monday, funeral services for Cody Mesaris, 16, were held.

The Lincoln County teenager died Friday for a gunshot wound from a handgun his mother gave him as a gift.

His mother and two other teenagers were in the home at the time of the shooting.

The coroner suspects Cody's death was accidental, but the investigation is ongoing.

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