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A family in Houston is mourning the loss of their 19-year-old son, who accidentally killed himself while taking a selfie with a loaded gun.

Deleon Alonso Smith was taking photos with a firearm Tuesday afternoon when he shot himself in the throat, CNN reports. Smith was just 24 hours away from starting his first day of community college. Speaking with reporters, Smith’s family members said the father of two was excited to continue his education.

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