SPRING HILL, Fla. (AP) -- Two men were injured in Hernando County
after one of them accidentally fired his gun while cleaning it.
The sheriff's office reports that 20-year-old Thomas Maffatone
his Springfield semiautomatic handgun Monday evening when it
discharged. A bullet went through Maffatone's left hand and hit his
friend, 20-year-old Michael King, in the right foot. Another friend
drove both men to a Spring Hill hospital.
All three men told deputies the shooting was accidental.
No charges were reported.