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Knox Shooting Suspect Due in Court Today 

A man from Knox charged in connection with the shooting death of his friend is due in court Friday in West Bath, via video conference.In a police affidavit 19 year old Luke Bryant says he pulled the trigger as a joke.Bryant was arrested in Belfast Wednesday and charged with manslaughter in the death of 19-year-old Tyler Seaney of Glenburn.The Medical Examiner’s Office says Seaney died of a gunshot wound to the neck.According to the affidavit, Bryant told police he was trying to scare Seaney by pulling the trigger on an unloaded gun to make a frightening sound.The 12-gauge shotgun was loaded, and Seaney was struck and killed.Bryant is in jail on $250,000 bail.