Man Fatally Shot Himself While Playing With Gun: Florida Sheriff

Hernando County Sheriff's Office
Hernando County Sheriff's Office

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.

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