Florida Man, David Mederios Jr., Accidentally Shoots Himself In Leg While Driving

| by Amanda Schallert
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A Florida man accidentally shot himself in his left leg Tuesday evening, while he was driving with his girlfriend.

David Mederios Jr., 35, reached over his girlfriend to grab his gun from the car’s glove compartment, according to Bradenton Patch.

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office reported that the gun was a 1911A1 pistol.

When Mederious grabbed the firearm, its hammer was cocked back, its safety was disabled and it was loaded.

Mederios accidentally shot himself while he was handling the weapon in the car.

Police reported that he is expected to make a full recovery from the injury.

Sources: Bradenton Patch