FT. WALTON BEACH, Fla. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident in which a Fort Walton Beach man says he accidentally shot himself with a handgun.
Deputies were called to an area behind 219 Racetrack Road around 5:20 yesterday evening (December 29th).
They found 35-year old Clinton Scott of Lowry Drive on the ground with a gun nearby. A witness on the scene says Scott was selling him his gun and had placed it on the hood of a car. He says Scott picked it up and a single shot went off, striking Scott in the abdomen.
Scott was taken by medical helicopter to Sacred Heart Hospital for treatment.