AYNOR, S.C. - A 21-year-old man has been charged with involuntary
manslaughter after he killed his younger brother while thinking he
was shooting at a deer, authorities say.
Michael G. Sellers fired his shotgun after seeing some movement
in a field outside his Aynor home Tuesday evening, said his father,
Michael J. Sellers.
"My younger son was out in the field and my older son thought he
was inside the house," the father said. "Michael saw some lights in
the field and thought he was a deer."
James Edward Sellers, 18, was struck in the left shoulder, then
the bullet went into his chest, Horry County Coroner Robert Edge
"All I could do was hold my hand over the spot that was
bleeding," his father said. "There was nothing I could do."
Michael G. Sellers was charged with involuntary manslaughter
because police think he didn't intend to hurt his brother, Horry
County Police Sgt. Bob Carr said.
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