Florida father accidentally shoots, kills son while cleaning gun
6:43 PM, Oct 1, 2017
10:05 AM, Oct 3, 2017
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a Florida man fatally shot his adult son while cleaning a gun.
The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports that 22-year-old Joshua Alan Jordan died Saturday.
The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says Jordan's father was cleaning his .45-caliber handgun at a Port Charlotte home after returning from a local gun range. The firearm discharged and struck Jordan.
Family members performed CPR until emergency responders arrived. Jordan was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Detectives say the shooting was an accident. No charges were immediately filed.