Florida man kills son-in-law who jumped out of bushes during surprise visit

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SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com

GULF BREEZE, Fla. – A Florida man won’t face charges after accidentally shooting and killing his son-in-law who had jumped out of the bushes during a surprise birthday visit, according to investigators.

Santa Rosa Sheriff Bob Johnson said during a news conference that the shooting happened late Tuesday at the home of 61-year-old Richard Dennis.

Johnson said Christopher Bergan, 37, was married to Dennis’ daughter and they had flown in from Norway to surprise him for his birthday.