Prank goes wrong, man shot dead
an elaborate prank turned into tragedy for a family when a Florida man fatally shot his son-in-law thinking he was an intruder.
On Oct. 1, christopher bergan, 37, flew from his home in Norway to Gulf breeze hoping to surprise his father-in-law, richard dennis, for his 61st birthday.
but when he knocked on the door and sprung out of the bushes, he startled dennis, causing him to point his gun and shoot.
dennis will not be charged in the case, as officials say the accidental murder was just a sad case of mistaken identity.