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12-198 Accidental Shooting Under Investigation

 Who:

Michael Wdowiak – Shooting Victim

DOB: 3/22/91

Address: 15081 SE 180 Street – Weirsdale, FL

Shot in upper body and left hand

 

Jeffrey A. Spurr – Was in possession of the gun when it discharged accidently

DOB: 6/11/86

11390 NE 83rd Terrace – Bronson, FL

 What:     Patrol deputies responded to a shooting at a La Quinta Hotel in unincorporated St. Petersburg. Preliminary reports indicate Spurr and Wdowiak were in their hotel room examining the grip on Wdowiak’s 357 revolver. The handgun was in Spurr’s possession when it discharged one round, striking Wdowiak. There were at least 3 other people in the room, but no one else was hurt. Wdowiak is undergoing surgery at a local hospital. Wdowiak and Spurr are attached to a Florida National Guard contingent from Ocala. The unit is here to assist at the RNC, and is staying at the La Quinta.

 When:  The call came out around 10:22 p.m., Thursday night, August 30, 2012

 Where: The La Quinta Inn, located at 4999 34th Street North – St. Petersburg

 How/Why:  Deputies say alcohol does not appear to be a factor. Wdowiak is the owner of the gun. It is identified as his personal weapon. The investigation continues.

 

 

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