Accidental Shooting Case Moves Forward
by K2 News Desk, firstname.lastname@example.org
The case against a man accused of killing his older brother in a shooting in Mills, will move forward to district court. Aaron Michael Gish is facing charges of involuntary manslaughter.
A court session was heated Tuesday morning as both sides asked several questions to further investigate the incident.
Witnesses on behalf of Gish could not provide a thorough explanation as to why Gish allegedly pulled the trigger on his brother. Gish's father said his son "didn't mean to."
An officer who was on scene at the time, said that Gish was approximately 20 to 25 feet away from his brother Ryan when he fired the weapon. Authorities are not sure if drugs or alcohol played a factor in the incident and are waiting to recieve results from a toxicology report.
On September 17th, police were called to a home on fourth avenue in Mills and found Gish's brother suffering from a single gunshot wound near the abdomen. Ryan Gish later died at Wyoming Medical Center.
Coroner Connie Jacobson has ruled the shooting accidental. However, in Tuesday's hearing, the judge stated that Aaron's actions were "unlawful" and proceeded to move the hearing forward to district court.
Aaron Gish in court on Tuesday.