Possible accidental shooting in Cass County leaves one woman dead

CASS COUNTY, Mich. -- At 3:26 p.m. on Sunday, deputies responded to a shots fired call in the 3100 block of Detroit Road in Howard Township, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office.

Once officials arrived on the scene, they discovered that Brittany Young, a 35-year-old South Bend resident, had been shot.

The initial investigation found that there had been an accidental discharge of a firearm while Young was transporting the weapon into a home, according to deputies.

EMT's administered aid, but Young died from her injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.

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