60-year-old Benny Patterson, of North Charleston, South Carolina, was at Trader World Gun Shop and Indoor Range doing some shooting at the indoor gun range. According to witnesses, Patterson was shooting on a lane when he stopped to inspect the firearm. He turned the handgun toward himself and unintentionally discharged it. The bullet struck him in the chest.
Patterson was taken to the hospital and died shortly after.
The indoor range has been temporarily closed.