That’s what guns are being used for. Not to protect property. They are used to destroy innocent life.
In an incident on Oct. 1, 61-year-old Richard Dennis, of Gulf Breeze, Fla. mistakenly shot his son-in-law dead after the latter had flown from Norway and decided to surprise him for his birthday. Christopher Bergan, 37, was the husband of Dennis’ daughter, who also lives in Norway — it is not believed she was present at the time of the shooting.
At a Thursday press conference, Santa Rosa County Sheriff Bob Johnson said the event was a “horrible accident,” and that the Sheriff’s department is not pursuing charges.