Published: Dec 26, 2013 11:05 AM EST

DELTONA, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida man died after being shot in the chest while standing in his backyard on Christmas morning.
    
Volusia County sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson says it appears the Wednesday morning shooting was accidental.
    
The Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://bit.ly/18MvLnP ) reports 69-year-old Bruce Fleming was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital. His wife, son and grandson were at the Deltona home when the shooting happened.
    
Davidson says the bullet appeared to have come from the northeast.
    
Deputies were interviewing a man late Wednesday who may have fired the shot from a nearby residence.
    
No further details were immediately available.

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