JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A man is in critical condition after being shot by his friend with a pellet gun.
It happened around 11:15 p.m. Thursday along Hewett St. on the Westside.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says the men, Cory Barnes and Charles Howie, were playing with the pellet gun when Howie was shot. He was transported to Orange Park Medical Center.
The pellet reportedly went into his heart, but police say he is expected to be ok.
Officers say the incident appears to be accidental. No charges were made at the time. The case is pending the review with the State Attorney’s Office.