Man shot by Florida felon taken to Walmart instead of hospital

Michael Hannigan. Image from Alachua County Jail .

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Michael Hannigan. Image from Alachua County Jail .

A man was shot by a convicted Florida felon and left bleeding at a Walmart, police said.

Michael Hannigan, 34, of Gainesville, fired a pistol June 20 and the bullet struck Shane Russell, 28, in the chest, according to the Gainesville Sun.

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An unnamed woman, who was in the room during the incident, drove Russell to the Walmart instead of a hospital. Along the way, Russell called 911 and said “he felt he was going to die, according to the Gainesville Sun.

Hannigan faces numerous charges including culpable negligence and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
The woman's role is still being investigated, the Gainesville Sun reported.

Read more at the Gainesville Sun.

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