HILTON HEAD ISLAND -- Beaufort County authorities are searching for a man accused of fatally shooting a man accidentally on Christmas Day.

The Island Packet of Hilton Head reported that Andrew Bogart, 31, of Bluffton is wanted for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Adrian Hilliard.

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office said Bogart, Hilliard and two other men believed to be under the influence of drugs and alcohol were passing around a handgun that belonged to Bogart.

A news release said Bogart was handling the weapon when it discharged and a bullet struck Hilliard in the head.