Accidental Shooting Suspected in Denton Teen's Death in Bowie

Published 09/01 2013 04:41PM

Updated 09/03 2013 04:06PM

A Saturday night shooting investigation continues. Montague County Sheriff Cunningham says Nathan Maki of Denton was found dead inside a truck parked in a field off Miller Road.

He says authorities found his body around 11:30 Saturday night after they received a call. Now Cunningham says the teen suffered from a gunshot wound and a rifle was found at the scene. At the moment they believe it was an accidental shooting.

Maki's friend, 17-year-old Michael Bryce Underwood was arrested for consumption of alcohol by a minor.

Two girls who were present ran away from the scene. Charges may be pending for them. The incident happened on Underwood's uncle's property.

This is an open investigation and additional information will be released by the Montague County District Attorney.

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