Accidental shooting leaves one dead, another charged

SHELBY COUNTY (KYTX) -  A 21-year-old man is dead and another is man is charged with manslaughter after an accidental shooting in Shelby County.

It happened Saturday at a home on County Road 1024.

Shelby County Sheriff Willis Blackwell says Bret Anderson, 25, and Taylor Keele, 21, were handling a 9-millimeter pistol, when Anderson accidentally discharged the gun -- hitting Keele in the chest.  

Keele later died at a San Augustine hospital.

Anderson was arrested and booked into the Shelby County Jail on a manslaughter charge.  

The case is under investigation.


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