SPD: Man accidentally shoots self, woman in Shreveport McDonald’s


SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Shreveport police say a man who accidentally shot and wounded himself and a fellow customer a woman at a local McDonald’s Friday afternoon was fumbling for change when he accidentally fired his gun.

It happened inside the lobby of the restaurant on Bert Kouns Industrial loop around 4 p.m. Police say the man, identified as 32-year-old Daniel Burk, told them he accidentally pulled the trigger while digging for change inside his pants pocket. The bullet grazed him in the leg, bounced off the floor, and hit the woman in the thigh.

Both were taken to the hospital, but are expected to survive.

According to police, Burk’s concealed carry permit was expired. Shreveport City Jail booking records show he was charged with illegal carrying of a weapon.

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