SO SAD! Girlfriend Accidentally Kills Boyfriend After “Playfully”Shooting Gun (DETAILS)
What was meant to be a little fun turned out deadly for a couple “dry firing” a new gun their friend had purchased on Sunday.
Erin Steele, 20, fatally shot boyfriend Justin Holt, 22, as they were playing around with the gun at a Boca Raton, Fla. home.
According to the Huffington Post, the gun’s owner, Joshua Henry, had loaded the previously unloaded gun when his friends were finished dry firing. That’s when Steele unknowingly picked up the .9mm handgun again and fired it at Holt, shooting him in the chest.
He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Holt’s sister, Olivia, told WPBF her brother and Steele were inseparable.
“She was with Justin all the time,” Olivia Holt said. “They loved each other a lot.”
Holt’s grandfather told the Sun-Sentinel her family has no ill will toward Steele.
“We have a lot of compassion for her because she’s got to live with that, no matter what she does, for the rest of her life,” Michael DiFiore said.
Steele has not been charged in the fatal shooting, however, an investigation continues.