New Country Singer Justin Carter Dead At 35
Rising Texas country singer Justin Carter has passed away after suffering injuries from an accidental shooting Thursday.
Carter was shot by a gun that was being used as a prop in a music video, according to ABC11.
Carter had recently signed a record deal with Triple Threat Management. “Justin had a potential to, you know, in our eyes, and a lot of people’s eyes to be the next Garth Brooks,” Mark Atherton of Triple Threat Management told ABC11. (RELATED: Tragic Death Leads To Country Music Star Canceling CMA Awards Appearance)
Atherton told ABC the gun was being kept at Carter’s apartment, but was eventually going to be used as a prop in a video.
Triple Threat Management intends to release the rest of Carter’s recorded music with the proceeds made going to Carter’s family.