Deadly shooting at pastor's home ruled as an accident- for now

Deadly shooting at pastor's home ruled as an accident- for now

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Imperial, Ca- Imperial Police confirm Pastor Patrick Drainville and his church friend Jeffery Barrelcliff, were handling a gun when it discharged.

The bullet hit Barrelcliff in the abdomen. Police say Barrelcliff died at the hospital.

They arrested Pastor Drainville on Saturday and released him Sunday after questioning him.

It happened on Saturday afternoon at the home of the Pastor near the 400 Block Roadrunner Road in Imperial, CA.

As of right now they are ruling this as an accident but they say manslaughter charges are still possible depending on finding more evidence.

Police also say they confiscated many fire arms including the handgun believed to have been fired at Barrelcliff.

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