Florida man accidentally shoots and kills woman during sex act: police

A Florida man is facing manslaughter charges, accused of accidentally and fatally shooting a woman during a sex act on Sunday, authorities said.

Andrew Shinault, 23, shot a woman in her 20s in the upper body with his registered handgun about 12:30 p.m., the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

Andrew Shinault faces criminal charges in the alleged death of woman during a sex act.

Andrew Shinault faces criminal charges in the alleged death of woman during a sex act. (Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office)

The shooting occurred at Shinault's home in the Tampa suburb of Valrico. The woman -- whose identity was not revealed -- was taken to a hospital where she later died.

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Shinault was charged with manslaughter with a weapon on Friday. He was being held in the Orient Road Jail on a $50,000 bond.