Accidental shooting reported at gun club - Local news, weather, sports Savannah | WSAV On Your Side

Accidental shooting reported at gun club

Posted: Updated:
PINELLAS PARK, FL (WFLA) -

A man is being treated at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg after an accidental shooting at a gun range in Pinellas Park.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury, Pinellas Park Police Sgt. Adam Geissenberger said in a news release.

The incident occurred about 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Wyoming Antelope Club, 3700 126th Ave. N., according to the release. Based on a police investigation, a private security company is leasing a portion of the range for agency qualifications.

One of the participants was re-holstering his weapon at one of the ranges when he inadvertently pulled the trigger. He was struck in the leg.

The name of the security company releasing space at the range also was not released.

Copyright 2014 WFLA. All rights reserved


 
  • Don't Miss ItMore>>

  • VIRAL VIDEO: Dad home from work, dances with daughter

    VIRAL VIDEO: Dad home from work, dances with daughter

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:35:09 GMT
    YouTube imageYouTube image
    We all know how great it is to come home to your loved ones after a long day at work. An adorable home video of a dad dancing with his young daughter to "Timber" by Pitbull after he arrived home from work is getting lots of attention on social media.
    We all know how great it is to come home to your loved ones after a long day at work. An adorable home video of a dad dancing with his young daughter to "Timber" by Pitbull after he arrived home from work is getting lots of attention on social media.
  • 'Faces of Meth' program launched by Sheriff's office

    'Faces of Meth' program launched by Sheriff's office

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:37:35 GMT
    'Faces of Meth' is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.
    'Faces of Meth' is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.
  • Most Viewed Stories on WFLA.com

  • Sign up for WFLA News Channel 8 Email Alerts

    * denotes required fields






    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
Powered by WorldNow

1430 East Victory Drive
Savannah, GA 31404

Telephone: 912.651.0300
Fax: 912.651.0320
Email: newsemailalert@wsav.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.