Deputy Spooked by Falling Acorn Fires Gun at Suspect: Cops

February 15, 2024

A deputy screams “shots fired,” takes out his gun and fires it multiple times at the patrol car nearby. The man inside the car, in police custody, was not hurt, deputies say. The gun shot the deputy thought he heard was actually a falling acorn, investigators with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office say. The department released video of the incident from November 2023. Inside Edition Digital has more.  

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