Florida Man Shot Dead After Climbing Into Stranger's Bed With Machete, Whispering 'I Love You'
Updated Aug. 19, 2022 10:08AM ET
Published Aug. 19, 2022 9:56AM ET
A Florida man was shot dead Thursday after breaking into a strangers house, getting into bed with the homeowner, and saying I love you while wielding a machete, authorities said.
The victim was asleep in an apartment attached to his home in Fruitville, Florida, when the bizarre ordeal began. The unnamed homeowner woke up to find the intruder lying next to him with a machete belonging to the victim. The armed manwho authorities have not identifiedwas whispering his sweet nothings to the victim when he woke him up.
I have an intruder that broke into my home, the victim told 911 dispatchers, Fox 35 reports. Hes got a damn machete and hes a little whacked.
The victim added: I woke up on a mattress and theres a guy lying next to me saying, I love you. Im weirded out. Hes got my machete in his hand.
I just want, to slay, I love you
This is exactly what the term fuck around and find out is designed for. If you climb into my bed with a machete and I have access to a gun, I will shoot you.