Incident

4-03-2024 Florida North Miami Beach 1-0

Location

April 03, 2024

17200 block of NE 2nd Ave
North Miami Beach, Florida

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: James Tidot Jr
  • Age: 4
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child injured self

Notes

Columbia, SC police officer Peter Tidot arrested after his 4yo son shot himself in the head with his father's duty weapon.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 45 Auto

District

Congressional District: 24
State Senate District: 34
State House District: 107