Physician charged in accidental shooting death of orthopedic sales representative

Adam Lazzarini, MD, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the accidental shooting death of a CrossLink Orthopaedics sales representative Oct. 9, 2017, according to The State.

Dr. Lazzarini was charged in connection with the shooting at a residence in Cayce, S.C., that killed William Player Holland, a sales representative for CrossLink Orthopaedics who was visiting the home. Mr. Holland died of a single gunshot wound to the chest, according to the report.

Dr. Lazzarini, who is also charged with obstructing justice, is an employee of Lexington Medical Center in West Columbia, S.C., specializing in orthopedic surgery at Southeastern Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine in West Columbia.

"We are aware of the charges brought against Dr. Adam Lazzarini," Lexington Medical Center said in a statement to WISTV. "We have placed him on leave and we trust that law enforcement and the judicial process will bring a just, speedy resolution to this investigation."

Dr. Lazzarini turned himself in May 3 at the Lexington County Detention Center.

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