A US Navy SEAL has died after allegedly accidentally shooting himself in the head. Petty Officer 3rd class Gene “Geno” Clayont Jr died a couple of days after the incident at his San Diego home.
Clayont allegedly shot himself while demonstrating guns to a woman. It’s alleged that he put the gun to his head and pulled the trigger, believing it to be unloaded. He was rushed to hospital and placed on life support.
Police are not believed to be treating the death as suspicious, with sources telling the media that Clayont died as a result of a tragic accident.