Robert Brown was accidentally shot and killed during a family Thanksgiving celebration in Claremore, Okla.
“[Brown] was transported to the local hospital where he died,” Claremore Police Capt. Milburn Litterell told KRMG (video below). “We’re dealing with a lot of family members. It’s a terrible day.”
The alleged shooter's name has not been released. It's not known if Brown and the person who shot him were related, noted Tulsa World.
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Even though the shooting is apparently an accident, the Claremore Police Department is investigating the possibility of a homicide.
"At this time the investigation is ongoing. It appears to be an accidental shooting, the investigation will be turned over to the attorney generals office to make a determination on where to go," Capt. Litterell told KJRH.