BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – A man who was waiting for a haircut fatally shot himself on Thursday while playing with a gun, sheriff’s deputies said.
The man sat down on a bucket outside his bedroom door while he waited for another man to cut his hair. He started playing with a handgun, which discharged, Hernando County Sheriff’s Office.
The man was already dead when sheriff’s deputies arrived, sheriff’s officials said.
Sheriff’s officials called the death a “horrible accident” based on statements from witnesses, the Tampa Bay Times reported.
The sheriff’s office hasn’t released the name of the man, or what kind of weapon was involved.