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By Doha Madani
Tampa, Florida, was shot and killed Wednesday after another construction worker inadvertently fired his rifle while leaving a lorry.
A 44-year-old man was fired by the authorities found a roof in Riverview in critical condition, said Major Frank Losat with the Sheriff's Office of Hillsborough County. He was lowered from the roof by the fire department and taken to a local hospital, where he later died.
The authorities did not give out either the name of the victim or the shooter.
The man who fired the gun The longtime friend of the victim, said Losat.
"The person who fired the shot actually got out of his truck and slipped on a piece of rubble at that point," Losat said. "He changed the weapon from his waistband, his bag, and at some point the gun is fired unintentionally."
Losat said the shooter cooperates fully with the authorities. The sheriff department is still investigating and could not say if it would file charges.