Where in Florida are you most likely to get shot by an accidental bullet? Full Story »
So far this year, 106 people have stopped a crime because they pulled out a gun… but, because this is Florida, 128 people have accidentally shot themselves or another person. Full Story »
Orlando (WTFF) – A man who got involved in a road rage incident shot him accidentally, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.
The two men were stopped near Adela Avenue and Science Drive in Orlando on Sunday.
Full Story »
ORLANDO, Fla. – A 5-year-old boy fatally shot himself while in a vehicle in a parking lot across the street from Florida Hospital East, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said.
The shooting happened just before 4 p.m. in the parking lot of the Neighborhood Kid Academy day care in the 200 block of Neighborhood Market Road, deputies said.
The boy, who was identified as Judah Todman, was found mortally wounded in the vehicle and was rushed across the street to the hospital, where he died. Full Story »
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – A 4-year-old Florida girl has died after accidentally pulling the trigger of a gun when she reached into her grandmother’s purse for candy. Full Story »
TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida man has been sentenced to six years and five months in prison for accidentally shooting a gun while taking a selfie in a strip club restroom.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Tampa announced 34-year-old Rorn Sorn’s sentencing Monday. The Asian Pride Gang member pleaded guilty in April to possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.
Court documents say Sorn was at Club Lust in St. Petersburg in December when his gun discharged. The bullet went through the mirror and into the adjacent women’s restroom. No injuries were reported.
A security guard approached Sorn as he was leaving, and Sorn reportedly told the guard that it was an accident and that he “was just trying to take a selfie.” Police responded, and officers found a handgun, ammunition and drugs on Sorn. Full Story »
LAKE WORTH, Fla. – A South Florida man faces a manslaughter charge in the death of his wife, 30 years after he claimed she committed suicide.
James O’Neil, 83, of Lake Worth, was arrested Thursday after a monthslong secret between him and his daughter was revealed. Full Story »
Florida’s stupidity is contagious.
A federal agent wearing an American flag T-shirt reading “PROUD,” accidentally shot himself in the foot in the Orlando International Airport this afternoon.
The Orlando Sentinel reports the shooting happened outside the Mall at Millenia on Saturday. Orlando police Lt. Robert Terrell says a handgun in a woman’s purse accidentally fired a bullet through her bag and hit the victim in the lower leg.
This happened outside the mall, near the Macy’s department story.
The victim/shooter was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Further details have not been released.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville man accidentally shot himself in the penis early Friday morning when he sat on a gun in the driver’s seat of his car, police said.
The 38-year-old man was taken to Memorial Hospital by a woman, who told police that the man was sitting in his Nissan Altima by himself and came into their home on Freedom Crossing Trail in a panic and ran straight to the bathroom.
She said she followed him and saw that he had a gunshot wound to his penis, so she took him to the hospital, where he underwent surgery. Full Story »