FLOYD COUNTY, Ga. – A Floyd County mother is furious after a deputy's gun accidentally went off as she was standing in the doorway of her home with her three small children nearby.
The sheriff's department has opened an internal investigation into the incident. In a written statement, the department stressed that nobody was injured in the incident.
Tiffany McClure said that a deputy arrived at her home to serve a warrant for a former roommate, a friend who moved out three months ago. The two stood in the doorway, McClure's 4-year-old son Qordarius was beside her. Her other two children were watching from the window.
"I heard a loud boom," McClure said. "I thought one of my kids threw something, and then the officer said, 'Oh no!' He was grabbing his leg and had a big old hole in his pants."