FL: Skunk-hunting Sarasota man accidentally shot himself with rifle while loading bullets
October 2, 2010
Skunk-hunting Sarasota man accidentally shot himself with rifle while
loading bullets Man expected to live through accidental shooting
A Sarasota man accidentally shot himself in the face with a .22 caliber
long rifle Friday night.
Manatee County Sheriff Deputies say 31-year-old Daniel McDaniels was at
his friend's house at 10715 Robinson Road in Myakka City when the two
spotted a skunk.
A report from the Sheriff's office says McDonald got the gun out of his
truck and put the the butt of it on the ground. Mcdaniels was loading rounds
into the gun when his finger slipped and pulled the trigger.
The round entered through McDaniels' left cheek and stayed in his head
until he was transported to the hospital.
Deputies say McDaniels was alert and talking when he was transported, and
injuries didn't appear to be life threatening..
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