Police say a Facebook argument led to a 44-year-old Florida man driving to the home of a stranger and shooting him.
Brian Sebring faces felony charges of aggravated battery and carrying a concealed gun.
According to police, the politically-fueled Facebook dispute began in a comment Sebring added to a now-deleted friend’s post about Donald Trump.
A Facebook user who witnessed the exchange told local news outlet, the Tampa Bay Times, that Sebring was "badmouthing felons who couldn’t vote."
A comment by Sebring suggesting people should not conduct criminal activity if they want to vote and have their opinion heard drew hundreds of responses. Alex Stephens, who has a felony record, messaged Sebring directly and the online argument escalated.
Police say Stephens was shot in the thigh and buttocks and was treated at a hospital. Sebring spotted a police officer on his way home and turned himself in.
Sebring says he's ruined his life "all because of some keyboard gangsters."
"I’m not a bad guy," Sebring told the Tampa Bay Times, "but, I mean, this guy threatened to hurt my family, and I went off the deep end."
Sebring was released on $9,500 bond.