Police: Florida Man Accidentally Shoots Himself During Robbery Spree

(Law Enforcement Today) A career criminal out on a neighborhood crime spree ended abruptly… after he accidentally shot himself trying to burglarize and breaking into vehicles and homes, reports say,

Karma’s a bi***.

And the gun wasn’t even his, it was stolen- just to add insult to injury.

Justin McCall, 28, of Crestview, Florida was arrested January 5 and slapped with a slew of charges, according to a press release from the Sheriff’s office.

Among the charges were:

  • grand theft
  • burglary to a structure
  • car burglary
  • and felony violation of probation.

A Crestview resident called deputies and reported that a suspicious man was walking around in front of her home with what looked like a gun shot wound to his leg.

Deputies arrived and found McCall with a confirmed gun shot wound and took him to receive medical treatment at a nearby hospital.

The police then opened an investigation into the matter and discovered McCall was allegedly in the middle of a crime spree.

According to local coverage of the incident, they stated:

“An investigation by the Sheriff’s Office revealed several residential surveillance cameras had allegedly caught McCall on video committing a series of vehicle and home burglaries.”

Another resident called sheriff’s office to report that her car was broken into and her purse was stolen.

According to investigators, McCall was seen on video wearing what he allegedly stole.

Coverage from the local media stated:

“While watching a neighbor’s surveillance camera footage, the woman claimed she saw McCall on video wearing her white Sperry boots, which had been in her garage.”