Thursday, March 22, 2012

Jacinto City, TX: Jacinto City police: Man threatening girlfriend, her brother with gun accidentally kills self

JACINTO CITY, Texas—A man accidentally shot and killed himself during an altercation with his girlfriend Wednesday night, according to Jacinto City Police.
Police responded to a home on Rumar at Mercury shortly before 10 p.m. and found a 20-year-old shooting victim lying in front of his parent’s home.
Police said the man got into an argument with his girlfriend, who was also living at the home, and decided to kick her out.
The man was throwing the girlfriend’s belongings out on the front lawn when her brother arrived on the scene.
More arguing ensued and the boyfriend went into the house and brought out a shotgun. He was shooting in the air, threatening the girlfriend and her brother, when he accidentally shot himself in the neck area, according to police.
He died at the scene.
No charges have been filed against the girlfriend or her brother.

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