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This is actually a photo of a Cracker Barrel pop-up store in Nashville, not a restaurant in Florida, but the site pictured was most likely also the site of at least one and possibly as many as 100 accidental shootings.

Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images for Cracker Barrel

A man in Sanford, Florida was shot in the leg at a Cracker Barrel when another patron’s gun fell out of its holster, hit the ground, and fired a shot. The first man was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and the second man will not face charges. America! (Florida!) In other news:

Have a good day out there.

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