Authorities ID teen killed when gun went off at gathering

Authorities ID teen killed when gun went off at gathering

Authorities have identified the victim of an accidental shooting in the northeastern Wisconsin town of New Holstein.

The Calumet County Sheriff’s Department says 19-year-old Brandon Paulson, of New Holstein, was with a group of people who were passing around a .38-caliber revolver Saturday night. In a statement Tuesday, the department says Paulson is believed to have been handling the gun when it went off, striking him in the head. He was flown to a hospital, where he died.

No one else was injured. The incident remains under investigation.

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