Pinellas deputy shoots self Clearwater, Florida - A Pinellas deputy accidentally shot himself Friday night at his home in Dunedin. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says Deputy Jonathan Lopes was asleep at home when he was startled awake by a sudden noise. The fourty-nine-year-old deputy grabbed for his firearm and it discharged. The bullet struck Lopes in the leg. Deputy Lopes was taken to a local hospital for treatment. His injury is not life threatening.