Caiden David Hulliberger Death – Obituary: FREMONT, Indiana accidental shooting
18 year old Caiden David Hulliberger a resident of Angola, Indiana has died after he was accidentally shot on tuesday,31st of August, evening.
The accident happened around 9:30pm on Tuesday at the 100 block of Baum Street in Freemont. Officers were immediately called (according to ISP) and they reported that two 18year olds had been holding a shotgun in the house and there was an accidental discharge which killed Caiden. Officials say he was pronounced dead at the scene by the Steuben County Coroner.
The case is still being investigated according to the police, there is however no certainty about what actions will be taken concerning the perpetrator.
Officers also have revealed that the other man will not be identified until the Steuben County Prosecutor is presented the completed investigation, and then determines if any criminal charges will be filed.
Cause of Death
An autopsy has been scheduled as well to further aid investigation into the accidental shooting.
Funeral arrangements for the deceased
Kim Hulliberger Russell has taken to Facebook to urge well wishers to make donations towards burial arrangements for Caiden. In his Facebook post he said:
“Please consider donating to our nephews Go Fund me page💜 As the family has no life insurance and trying to make burial arrangements due to a serious accident the evening of 8/31/21. Asking for Prayers for the family!”
Police say this is currently being investigated as an accidental shooting, however, a criminal investigation is ongoing. The Steuben County Coroner has scheduled an autopsy for this afternoon at the Northeast Indiana Forensic Centre in Fort Wayne.