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Published December 21, 2010, 03:31 PM

Air Force Airman Killed in Minot Shooting

Police say an airman from the Minot Air Force Base has been killed in an off-base shooting. Police Detective Matt McLeod told KCJB radio that 19-year-old Steven Crawford was shot with a handgun by a fellow airman at Crawford's apartment Monday night.

By: Associated Press,

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Police say an airman from the Minot Air Force Base has been killed in an off-base shooting.

Police Detective Matt McLeod told KCJB radio that 19-year-old Steven Crawford was shot with a handgun by a fellow airman at Crawford's apartment Monday night. Crawford was taken to a Minot hospital where he died.

Police say the shooting appears to be accidental. Crawford says 21-year-old airman Nicholas Rouse faces a charge of negligent homicide.

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