A 21-year-old South Carolina woman has been charged with murder after she admitted killing her 20-year-old boyfriend, but she insists the whole thing was an accident.
Spartanburg police said that Erika Michelle Sutelman shot David Allen Moholland in the chest with a 12-gauge shotgun at an apartment where they were staying as guests at around 5:45 p.m. on Monday.
“Sutelman told officers she had a brown and black Mossburg 12-gauge shotgun in her hands as she and Moholland were playing around in the apartment,” WYFF reported. “Sutelman said she thought the safety was in the on position, so she pulled the trigger and the gun fired a single shot at Moholland.”
Officers tried to revive Moholland, but he died at the scene.
Spartanburg County’s coroner has scheduled an autopsy for Tuesday.
[Photo: Spartanburg Sheriff’s Office]