Incident

12-31-2015 South Carolina Gaffney 1-0

Location

December 31, 2015


Gaffney, South Carolina
Geolocation: 35.0435, -81.6309

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Tezlar Wayne Ross
  • Age: 20
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Non-Aggression Incident
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Thought gun was unloaded
  • Playing with gun

Notes

Took the magazine out of the gun and placed it to his head joking with the others when the gun discharged.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 380 Auto
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 5
State Senate District: 14
State House District: 29