Thursday, March 30, 2017

Man Shoots Self in Buttocks While Reaching for Wallet

I didn't even need to read the story to know what happened.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. A Connecticut man said he was reaching for his wallet to pay his restaurant bill when he shot himself in the buttocks Friday night.

Police said Michael Southmayd, 56, of Bridgeport, may face charges of unlawful discharge of a firearm in connection with the incident, which unfolded around 8:30 p.m. at Tazza, 116 Post Road. Southmayd was there dining with his family, police said when he said he reached for his wallet and somehow pulled his firearm from the holster and shot himself. They bullet was lodged in the floor, and the casing stuck in the gun.

Stop playing with it. Yes, stupidity should hurt.

Full report here.

4 comments:

  1. Ah yes, they charged him, there providing the archetypal case of "adding insult to injury."

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    1. Reach for his wallet, pulled gun from holster, pulled trigger. I wonder who ties his shoes for him.

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  2. Gotta say that I laughed out loud just reading the title...

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    1. I know we're not supposed to laugh at other people, but .... Sheesh.

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