Customer Hurt at Restaurant When Gun Falls, Fires

Posted at 4:12 PM, Nov 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-02 16:12:00-05

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a gun fell out of a customer's holster at a Cracker Barrel, hit the ground and fired, striking another man in the leg.

Seminole County deputies say the gun's owner was about to pay for his food when the gun slipped out Sunday.

A single bullet was fired into the other customer's calf. He was taken to a local hospital with injuries that weren't considered life-threatening.

Investigators told the Orlando Sentinel ( ) that no charges are expected to be filed since the gun owner was carrying the firearm legally.