Justin Carter, a Rising country Music Star, Dies in an Accidental Shooting

Updated On 22 Mar, 2019 Published On

Rising country singer Justin Carter died after an accidental shooting occurred in Texas, Fox News and a local ABC affiliate have confirmed. He was 35.

Carter killed by a gun which was being used as a prop for a music video shoot. His management team confirmed his death on Thursday.

Triple Threat Management's Mark Atherton told ABC13, "Justin had a potential to, you know, in our eyes, and a lot of people's eyes to be the next Garth Brooks."

The late country crooner's mother, Cindy McClellan, told the news station, "His music was his world."

A post informing his fans of his death was posted on Instagram on Sunday, March 17. The caption of the post read,

Please Keep Justin’s Family In Your Prayers & Give Them Privacy In This Hard Time. Justin Is No Longer With Us, He Has Passed Away. He Will Be Missed By Us All, He Was Always Full Of Joy, Laughter, And Loved On So Many People In His Life. Justin Appreciated All His Fans And Their Support. Justin Loved All Of You. Thank You All For Your Support! We Will Have More Details Releasing Soon On How You Can Help Donate & Help His Family With Burial And Everything! Rest In Heaven My Brother!

Here's the post, check it out.

Cindy said the family has set up a GoFundMe to cover funeral costs and to bring her son's body back to San Antonio from Houston for burial.

In addition to his mom, Justin is also survived by his two young daughters, Dixie and Kaylee.

Rest In Peace Justin Carter!

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