Coroner IDs Upstate man killed after accidentally shooting self - FOX Carolina 21

Coroner IDs Upstate man killed after accidentally shooting self in head outside QT, driver hit with unrelated charge

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Scene of reported shooting at the QT on Grove Road. (6/24/17 FOX Carolina) Scene of reported shooting at the QT on Grove Road. (6/24/17 FOX Carolina)
Scene of reported shooting at the QT on Grove Road. (6/24/17 FOX Carolina) Scene of reported shooting at the QT on Grove Road. (6/24/17 FOX Carolina)
Scene of reported shooting at the QT on Grove Road. (6/24/17 FOX Carolina) Scene of reported shooting at the QT on Grove Road. (6/24/17 FOX Carolina)
Scene of reported shooting at the QT on Grove Road. (6/24/17 FOX Carolina) Scene of reported shooting at the QT on Grove Road. (6/24/17 FOX Carolina)
Brandon Manley (Source: GCSO) Brandon Manley (Source: GCSO)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A man has died after Greenville County deputies said he accidentally shot himself Saturday morning.

The shooting happened outside the QT gas station on Grove Road.

Deputies said the victim, Jerik Wynn, 21, of Anderson had been riding in a car and had been handling a firearm when it accidentally went off.  The Greenville County Coroner's Office said that Wynn was hit in the head with a bullet.

Wynn was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital where he later died of his injuries.

Deputies also said during the investigation into the shooting that fatally injured Wynn, they also arrested the driver of the vehicle on unrelated charges.

Sgt. Ryan Flood with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office told FOX Carolina that Brandon Manley, 20, had multiple stolen weapons inside the vehicle.  Manley faces charges of possession of a stolen pistol, and is also being held on multiple active warrants out of Anderson County.

No charges are expected to be filed in connection with the shooting.

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