A Florida man shot and killed his adult son while cleaning a gun at home on Saturday, September 30, authorities say.
John Jordan was cleaning his .45-caliber handgun at their Port Charlotte home after returning from a local gun range in Punta Gorda when the firearm discharged and struck 22-year-old Joshua Alan Jordan. Family members performed CPR on Joshua until emergency responders arrived and took him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Father accidentally shoots and kills his 22-year-old son while cleaning gun
John, who describes himself as a husband, father, teacher, musician, technician, and biker on his Facebook page, has not been charged in the death of his son. Detectives say the shooting was an accident.