Saturday, September 20, 2014

This is a candidate for the Darwin Award

Man shoots himself in head while posing for gun selfie

By Trevor Mogg — August 5, 2014, Digital Trends

It may seem obvious, but if you must take a gun selfie, it’s probably best you point the barrel away from your head.

Oscar Otero Aguilar learned that lesson the hard way, accidentally killing himself while posing for a selfie with a .38 pointing toward – that’s right – his head.

The incident happened last weekend just north of Mexico City. Reports suggest the 21-year-old veterinarian had been partying with friends, and grabbed his smartphone – and gun – for a selfie that he intended to post on Facebook.

Neighbor Manfredo Paez Paez told local news media that he heard the tragic accident take place.

(More here.)


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