A family-owned daily newspaper serving Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming since 1949

Man charged with accidental shooting death of brother in Mills

Sep 30, 2012 - The Associated Press

Natrona County Coroner Connie Jacobson has ruled the fatal shooting of Ryan Gish an accidental death.

CASPER -- A man accused of shooting his older brother to death in Mills has been arrested for involuntary manslaughter.

Casper police and prosecutors say Aaron Michael Gish was arrested Thursday and made his initial appearance in Natrona County Circuit Court in Casper on Friday.

Police say they were called to a home Sept. 17 and found Gish's brother, Ryan Gish, with a single gunshot wound near the abdomen and chest area.

The victim died at a hospital.

Police say Aaron Gish told them he was manipulating a pistol and talking to his brother when he squeezed the trigger by mistake.

Coroner Connie Jacobson has ruled the shooting accidental.
 

Get your copy of The Ranger online, every day! If you are a current print subscriber and want to also access dailyranger.com online (there is nothing more to purchase) including being able to download The Mining and Energy Edition, click here. Looking to start a new online subscription to dailyranger.com (even if it is for just one day)? Access our secure SSL encrypted server and start your subscription now by clicking here.

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

© 2015 Riverton Ranger, Inc.