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Westminster police investigate fatal shooting

Saturday - 3/16/2013, 8:00pm  ET

WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) -- Police in Westminster are investigating a fatal shooting that appears to be an accident.

Police were called to a home on South Hills Court on Saturday morning. They found 46-year-old Vygants Tomas Campe suffering from a gunshot wound. He died later at a hospital.

Investigators say the victim was visiting the home and lying on the couch at the time of the shooting. Upstairs, the home owner was apparently handling a pistol on the second floor when it discharged. Police say it appears a bullet passed through the floor and struck the victim on the floor below.

No charges have been filed in the case. An investigation is ongoing.


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