BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Bradenton man accidentally shot and killed his roommate while showing off a new pistol.

The two men were at home Saturday evening when one accidentally shot the other in the head.

According to sheriff's deputies, the shooter entered the living room to show his roommate his new gun and accessories when he switched on a mounted flashlight and the gun discharged.

An investigation is ongoing but authorities say the shooting appears to be accidental.