Florida man seriously injured, shot in head unloading gun

Posted at 7:16 AM, Mar 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-12 07:16:59-04

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.