Child accidentally shoots man at home on Laramore Avenue in Port Charlotte

Writer: Matthew Seaver
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Shooting Investigation
(Credit: Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office)

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office says a juvenile of unknown age accidentally shot another person in Port Charlotte Sunday morning.

Deputies say they responded to a shooting at a home on the 22000 block of Laramore Avenue in Port Charlotte around 9:30 a.m. A 21-year-old man was shot and taken to the hospital for medical attention.

CCSO says a child accidentally fired a gun. The 21-year-old is expected to survive, but deputies are stressing the importance of following safety protocols with guns in the home.

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