Florida father killed buying dog from Facebook ad

Monday, June 12, 2017 10:48AM
A man was shot and killed in in Florida after buying a puppy from Facebook ad.

JACKSONVILLE, Florida - A father in Florida was shot and killed in front of his children while buying a puppy from a Facebook advertisement, according to police.

Scott Bowman responded to an ad from a man who claimed to be giving away a dog, police say.

According to Bowman's fiancee, the man insisted on delivering the dog to Bowman's home.

Police say Bowman and the man got into a fight and the man shot Bowman in the chest while his kids were in the room.

The man has been arrested, and police are continuing to investigate the incident.
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