Gregory Dale Lanier, 35, of Frostproof, Fla., and his dog were in his truck Saturday when his dog kicked a loaded gun on the floor, shooting him in the leg, the Highlands Today newspaper reported.
Lanier told authorities he didn’t know his .380 pistol was loaded.
Sebring police have ruled the shooting accidental, and Lanier was not seriously injured, according to the Highlands Today.
Either the dog was a Beggin’ Strips fiend or found out they were on their way to the vet for a neutering. I am inclined to go with the second option and the shooting to be ruled as justified.
On a serious note: If you are not carrying, keep your guns in a secure manner, preferably in a locked box if you are not planning to have it with you.