Florida man seriously injured, shot in head unloading gun - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Florida man seriously injured, shot in head unloading gun

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man is in critical condition after authorities say he accidentally shot himself in the head while unloading his gun.

Hillsborough County Sheriff's officials say the man was unloading a .45 caliber pistol over the weekend and accidentally discharged it. About 15 people were at the home when the incident occurred around 3:30 a.m. The unidentified man underwent surgery and is in critical condition.

Authorities say the shooting does not appear suspicious at this time.

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly

1100 Banyan Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 Raycom Media. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.