Teen recovering after accidental shooting by twin

15 Juin, 2017, 04:25 | Author: Claudine Rigal
  • Teen recovering after accidental shooting by twin

A 14-year-old Liberty County boy who was accidentally shot by his twin brother while they were hunting a snake died Tuesday evening.

Brittnee Garner and Jessi Farmer were two of Kollsen Carter's many teachers in attendance at Tuesday night's vigil.

The brothers were trying to shoot a snake in a ditch of water along County Road 2342 about 3:45 p.m. Monday when one of the boys knelt down to see the snake.

Authorities say the brothers found the snake in a ditch, went to their house, got two.22 caliber rifles, and headed back outside to kill the reptile.

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The gunman was taken into custody after being wounded in a shootout with Capitol Police, but his motive was not immediately clear. In the statement, he also said, "My thoughts and prayers are with those that were wounded in this morning's disgusting attack".

Pictured, 14 year old Liberty, Texas boy who died after his twin brother accidentally shot him dead. The victim was shot just above the right ear.

"These guns that are left unsupervised in the home". The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office says inmates Jeremy Tyson Irvin and Trey Glenn Goodnight. There should definitely be training on how do you properly use these weapons, ' he said.

The injured brother was taken by Life Flight to the Texas Medical Center. Never ever put yourself in the front of one like was done today.

Because both brothers were minors, the sheriff's office had not released their names. He described the shooting as a "tragic accident".


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