Rising country music star who was described as ‘the next Garth Brooks’ dies an accidental shooting
Justin Carter, 35, was killed at his apt in Houston, Texas, on Sunday when a gun that was being used as a music video prop ‘accidentally’ went off
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
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.
Rising country star Justin Carter in concert
Carter had recently signed a deal with Triple Threat Management and was finishing up his first solo studio album. He is seen above during the filming of one of his music videos
According to his website, Carter ‘fully committed’ to having a career in country music last year and had written, produced and recorded more than 30 songs in the span of six months.
He was scheduled to perform at three shows in 2019.
‘Justin is a Texas born and Texas raised country boy to his core,’ his website says. ‘His passion and drive stem from being influenced by some of the greats since he was just a child.