Unintentional firing of weapon inside house kills Chattanooga woman

A man identified as Aaron Randal, 22, who accidentally discharged a weapon and killed a 19-year-old woman at 1206 Lewis St., holds his head in his hands as Chattanooga police investigate the shooting scene on Monday.
photo A 19-year-old woman was shot in the neck at 1206 Lewis St. on Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2016, in Chattanooga, Tenn.

The shooter sat in the sun with his head in his hands as investigators walked in and out of the house beside him Tuesday afternoon.

At 1:09 p.m., Aaron Randal, 22, was handling a weapon when it discharged and he unintentionally shot and killed 19-year-old Carly Ellis inside the home at 1206 Lewis St.

The bullet went through a wall and hit Ellis in the neck, according to Chattanooga police. Investigators have not said what type of weapon was involved.