Two shot in scuffle outside Niceville Ruby Tuesday

From staff reports

Two men were shot while wrestling each other for control of a gun outside the Ruby Tuesday restaurant in Niceville, according to a Facebook post by the Niceville Police Department.

The incident occurred about 2:45 p.m. Sunday at 191 E. John Sims Parkway.

The two men got into a physical altercation in the restaurant's parking lot, according to the Facebook post. One of the men pulled out a firearm, and the other man grabbed the barrel of the gun and attempted to pull it away.

The weapon went off during the struggle, wounding both individuals, the post said.

Both men were transported to the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center for medical treatment.

The Niceville Police Department has identified the men but has not publicly released their names or the extent of their injuries. 

The department has not released any information on whether criminal charges will be filed in connection with the incident, noting in the Facebook post that the investigation is still ongoing.