TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO) - The Vigo County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the victim in their investigation into a homicide shooting.
Garret Sands, 17, of Terre Haute, was killed just after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The suspect, 19-year-old Nathan Derickson is charged with reckless homicide.
Witnesses said the shooting took place at a house party in an Idle Creek neighborhood. Minors were consuming alcohol, and a firearm was brought out. Those at the party told police they thought the gun was unloaded, but Derickson shot Sands, who died from his injuries.
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