Country Music Star Justin Carter Dead At 35 In Accidental Shooting
Justin Carter, a rising country music star, died of a gunshot in Texas after a gun meant to be used as a music video prop went off. He was 35.
Justin Carter died after a gun, which was meant to be a music video prop, accidentally went off, according to reports. https://t.co/bqJMlGaFIQ
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The shooting occurred in Carter’s own apartment in Woodlands, an area north of Houston.
According to Carter’s mother, Cindy McClellan, her son was filming a music video in his apartment on Saturday when a gun in his pocket “went off and caught my son in the corner of his eye.”
“He was a wonderful artist,” said McClellan. “He was the voice, he was the total package and we’re trying to keep his legend alive …. He just loved music, he was very gifted and by God, his voice was spectacular.”
Before his death, Carter had recently released two new songs and a music video, and was working on a new album.
Carter is survived by his two daughters, Dixie and Kaylee. According to McClellan, Carter wanted success in the music industry so he could “take care of his family.”
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