DEERFIELD BEACH (CBS4) -- A Marine who was trying to sell a piece of
jewelry on Craigslist and was shot multiple times by a supposed buyer is
telling his harrowing story of survival.
Lt. Col. Karl Trenker
spoke to reporters Friday at North Broward Medical Center in Deerfield
Beach where he is recovering from gunshot wounds to his chest, abdomen,
shoulder and the back of his head.
After serving in combat zones, Trenker is no stranger to gunfire. But he said he did not expect it in Deerfield Beach.
said I can't believe this," Trenker told reporters. "I go to Iraq and
Afghanistan multiple times and I haven't been shot or blown up and I'm
here at home in Florida and here I am riding away in an ambulance with a
bunch of gunshot wounds."
Trenker was trying to sell a necklace
for his fiance to a man they met through a Craigslist ad. The deal was
supposed to go down in a Deerfie
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