Shooting Death Ruled Accidental


Sumter County Sheriff Tyrone Clark Tuesday released the identity of a man who died in an accidental shooting Jan. 20.

Clark said 44-year-old Bobby Lee Carstarphen, of Lipscomb, Ala., died as the result as gunshot wound to the upper chest area along County Road 10 in Kinterbish.

Newscenter 11 reported the death as a hunting accident. The Department of Fish and Wildlife assisted in the investigation.

Sheriff Clark says an autopsy was ordered but the shooting was ruled accidental and no arrest is expected.