Deputy leaves gun in Tampa movie theater restroom - WFLA News Channel 8

Deputy leaves gun in Tampa movie theater restroom

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A Hillsborough County Sheriff's Deputy accidentally left their gun inside a Tampa movie theater restroom, Sunday.

A 9-year-old boy found the gun after after he had gone to the movies in the 1600 block of Eighth Avenue with his father. The boy entered a stall in the restroom and told his father, "Daddy, there is a gun in here."

The father retrieved the gun, a Glock 26, before calling 9-1-1.

Officers responded to the scene. No one was injured.

Investigators said the gun was the deputies personal firearm. He was off duty at the time, attending a movie. The gun has been turned over to the sheriff's office.

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