Rising country music star Justin Carter - 'the next Garth Brooks' - dies in ...

Rising country music star described as 'the next Garth Brooks' dies aged 35 in an accidental shooting with gun that was being used as a music video prop Justin Carter, 35, was killed at his apartment in Houston, Texas, on Sunday Few details about the circumstances surrounding his death have been revealed The singer had recently signed a deal with Triple Threat Management A company spokesman said: 'Justin had a potential to, you know, in our eyes, and a lot of people's eyes to be the next Garth Brooks' Carter released several songs since late 2018, including Wouldn't Know and RUN Triple Threat Management intends to release the rest of his music, with the proceeds going to his family, including his young daughter Carter's mother, Cindy McClellan, told ABC 13: 'His music was his world'

By Megan Sheets For Dailymail.com

Published: 16:26 GMT, 21 March 2019 | Updated: 16:26 GMT, 21 March 2019

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A rising country music star has died in an alleged accidental shooting with a gun that was being used as a music video prop. 

Justin Carter was 35 years old when he was killed at his apartment in Houston, Texas, on Sunday. Very few details about his death have been revealed. 

The singer had recently signed a deal with Triple Threat Management.

'Justin had a potential, in our eyes and a lot of people's eyes, to be the next Garth Brooks,' company spokesman Mark Atherton told ABC 13. 

Atherton said the gun used in the accidental shooting was the same one that was slated to be used for a music video shoot. 

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Rising country music star Justin Carter was killed in an accidental shooting at his apartment in Houston, Texas, on Sunday. The singer was 35 years old

Rising country music star Justin Carter was killed in an accidental shooting at his apartment in Houston, Texas, on Sunday. The singer was 35 years old

Very few details about Carter's death have been released, but one source said that he was killed by a gun that was going to be used in an upcoming music video shoot

Very few details about Carter's death have been released, but one source said that he was killed by a gun that was going to be used in an upcoming

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