A man has accidentally shot and killed his girlfriend as they were having foreplay during sex.
According to reports, Andrew Shinault was having sex with his girlfriend with his loaded registered gun when he mistakenly fired a shot into the upper part of her body. The unnamed woman was rushed to the hospital where she later died.
The 23-year-old was arrested in Valrico, Florida on the charges of involuntary manslaughter.
A statement released by Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said the tragic incident happened while they were ‘engaging in an act of foreplay involving his registered hand gun’.
The statement said: “At around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 26, Andrew Shinault, 23, shot a woman, who is also in her 20s, while engaging in an act of foreplay involving his registered hand gun.
The incident occurred at Shinault’s home on Grand Canyon Drive in Valrico. The woman, who was shot in the upper body, was transported to Brandon Regional Hospital where she later died.”
Police added: “On Friday, May 31, Shinault was charged for Manslaughter with a Weapon.
Shinault was booked into Orient Road Jail on a $50,000 bond.”