Local news reports
A man who was arrested Thursday after telling police he accidentally shot his friend is now facing harsher charges after the shooting victim died.
The 20-year-old employee, Eduar Martinez said that when his friend, 23-year-old Nicholas Alligood, came into Joy Grocery Store on North U.S. Highway 17, Martinez picked up a .380-caliber gun kept at the store for security and began handling it.
In a 911 call released Thursday, Martinez is heard speaking to a dispatcher about the shooting.
"I just, I just, I just hit somebody on accident with a gun," Martinez said to the dispatcher.