Deputy Accidentally Shoots 11-Year-Old Daughter
Photo: Former deputy Misty Flowers; @kenlemonWSOC9
While showing her service firearm to people at her house, an off-duty accidentally fired the gun shooting her 11-year-old-daughter, according to a WSOCTV news report.
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Off-duty deputy Misty Flowers, who works at the Lincoln County courthouse, and her daughter were at home on October 29, 2016 when the unfortunate accident happened.
A 911 call was made immediately after the accident. Responding deputies administered first aid and the girl was taken Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln, and then flown to CMC in Charlotte.
The Lincoln County sheriff’s department fired Flowers on October 31, 2016, citing that Flowers had demonstrated gross negligence and disregard for safety.