Man in RNC National Guard contingent injured in accidental shooting
ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) -
member of the National Guard was injured Thursday night after a gun
accidentally discharged in his hotel room.
Michael Wdowiak was
in town helping during the RNC and was shot inside a room at the La Quinta
Hotel in St. Petersburg.
The gun belongs to Jeffrey A. Spurr, who was holding the gun when it went off,
Deputies said Spurr
and Wdowiak were looking at the grip of the gun, a 357 revolver.
At least three others
were in the room, but no one else was injured, deputies said. Wdowiak was
undergoing surgery Friday.
Alcohol does not
appear to be a factor in the shooting.
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