Local news reports with video
Deputies said the victim's longterm boyfriend, 33-year-old Edison Garcia-Muniz, was at Shiflet's house, and they were handling his gun when it went off. Garcia-Muniz has been charged with manslaughter.
"He indicated that he didn't know it was loaded at the time. He's been very cooperative with us at this point," said sheriff's office spokeswoman Kim Cannaday.
Let's see, what could account for the immediate arrest?
1. being Hispanic
2. long braided hair
3. neck and facial tattoos
4. not being in Texas where they have the amazing 7-day-rule