A Raymond man was killed in an accidental weekend shooting.

Black Hawk County sheriff's officials identified the victim as 36-year-old Brent Schaefer. They said Schaefer died at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City early Sunday morning.

According to a press release, the shooting happened Saturday just before 9 PM. Sheriff's deputies and Evansdale Fire Rescue personnel responded to a report that a male had shot himself at 110 Hillcrest Street in Raymond.

Sheriff's officials said investigators determined that Schaefer shot himself by accident.

Schaefer was initially transported to a Waterloo hospital for treatment, before being transferred to Iowa City.

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