Residents in Rainbow City, Alabama, are mourning the loss of a well-known bank manager who died Monday morning after apparently accidentally shooting himself.
Chris Daniel, 54, typically carried a firearm at the Exchange Bank where he worked. Authorities said surveillance video from inside the bank shows what appears to be Daniel startled by something. As he walked, he tripped, and his gun went off.
A bank employee later found Daniel lying on the floor unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Rainbow City Police Chief Jonathan Horton called Daniel a “very well-known outstanding citizen in the community” and asked for prayers for his family, which included a wife, two children, and a grandchild.
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