The Vigo County Sheriffs Department has release the identity of the man who fatally shot himself late Saturday.
26 year old Isaiah Peters, of Terre Haute, apparently shot himself with his own gun at a friend’s apartment at RaintreeVillage in northern VigoCounty.
Chief Deputy Clark Cottom says that their investigation shows that Peters was consuming alcohol and “fooling around” with his .40-caliber Ruger, a semi-automatic pistol, when it went off.
Peters was pronounced dead on arrival after being flown to MethodistHospital in Indianapolis. The shooting has been declared an accident.