UPDATE:

Supreme court ruling allows Springfield to turn red light cameras on

Stray bullet kills new father at baby's welcome home party

Child was born on Father's Day


"The odds, I’d guess, are 1 in infinity,” one police officer said.

Steven Ayers and his family were celebrating bringing home their 3-day-old baby when a bullet came through a window and hit him in the back of the head, killing him instantly.

Cops in Panama City, Florida discovered a neighbor, Charles Shisler in the yard behind Ayer’s home.

WJHG says the arrest report notes Shisler was "extremely belligerent.” He finally admitted he fired the 9mm pistol saying, “the damn gun doesn’t usually shoot."

"You have to squeeze the hell out of the trigger to shoot it," he continued.

The report points out the bullet traveled nearly the length of a football field past trees and shrubs, through a window screen and a sliding glass door before it hit Ayers in the back of the head.
Raw Story reports tests confirmed Shisler was intoxicated at the time of the shooting.

The 62-year-old has been charged with manslaughter and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

More here



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Nation World

Clark County Municipal Court cases
Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED MONDAY INCLUDED: Curtis L. Chapman, 36, of 121 E. Cassilly St., aggravated menacing amended to menacing, guilty, 30 days jail with 30 days suspended, pay costs by Aug. 28. David J. Kane, 51, of Urbana, driving under suspension OVI suspension, guilty, 180 days jail, 12 months driver’s license suspension, fined $250; failure to control...
Disabled woman sues 40 businesses for discrimination
Disabled woman sues 40 businesses for discrimination

A lawyer for a disabled Jacksonville woman has filed 40 lawsuits in her name within the past six months. Each lawsuit accuses local small businesses of discriminating against her. >> Read more trending news Action News Jax began investigating the claims a month ago. On Tuesday, four more lawsuits were filed. Several owners of the businesses...
Dill pickle pretzels? Auntie Anne’s choosing next pretzel flavor
Dill pickle pretzels? Auntie Anne’s choosing next pretzel flavor

Auntie Anne’s is unveiling its newest menu item, and wants its fans to choose the next flavor. The soft pretzel franchise is asking the public to decide which salty, sweet or spicy pretzel will be available at Auntie Anne’s stores nationwide. Fans can vote now through July 30 at www.pretzelnationcreation.com. “Since Auntie Anne&rsquo...
Senate Judiciary Committee withdraws Paul Manafort subpoena
Senate Judiciary Committee withdraws Paul Manafort subpoena

The Senate Judiciary Committee dropped a subpoena late Tuesday that would have compelled President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort to testify publicly before the committee in its ongoing investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. In a joint statement, committee Chairman Sen. Charles Grassley...
Preliminary hearing in Carlisle baby remains case delayed
Preliminary hearing in Carlisle baby remains case delayed

A Franklin judge has continued a preliminary hearing for a Carlisle woman accused of reckless homicide for the May death of her baby after its remains were found in the backyard of her home. Franklin Municipal Court officials said that Charles M. Rittgers, the attorney for Brooke Skylar Richardson, 18, filed a motion late Tuesday afternoon to continue...
More Stories