Man Shoots Himself In The Thigh By Mistake

Posted 2 years ago

By Associated Press

ambulanceAuthorities say an 18-year-old Iowan has accidentally shot himself in a thigh.

Pottawattamie County Sheriff Jeff Danker says the rifle discharged while the young man was cleaning it around 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The shooting occurred at a home near Old Lincoln Highway in Crescent.

The victim was flown for treatment at a hospital in Omaha, Neb. His condition was listed as serious.

Danker says “nothing appears suspicious about the shooting.”


  • Ethanol man

    Ouch!

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  • doug nelsen

    Nothing suspicious about the shooting other than suspecting the shooter is a moron.

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