BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Howard County Police Department is investigating an “accidental” shooting over the weekend that resulted in the death of a 21-year-old man.
Police say Wyatt Haggerty was fatally shot Saturday while at a friend’s house in the 8900 block of Good Harvest Rd. in Jessup.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Warm Temperatures May Help Create A Severe Storm
The investigation found that Haggerty, along with four friends, planned to go target shooting at a gun range.
As they were preparing to put the guns into their vehicle, one of the guns reportedly discharged as it was being put in its case.READ MORE: Early Voting Wins Preakness Stakes Amid Record Temperatures
Haggerty was taken to a hospital after being shot, where he later died.
No charges have been filed, as police say it appears the shooting was “unintended and accidental.”MORE NEWS: Ravens' Football Clinic Helps Children Improve Sports Skills