Wednesday, July 18, 2012

OK: Man Shoots Himself in Genitals

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) A 36-year-old man with prior felony convictions, Tavares Donnell Colbert, has been arrested after accidentally shooting himself in the genitals while on his way to sell the gun.

Colbert faces one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
According to Colbert, he was on his way to S.E. 44th and Shields when he pulled over to the check the gun. He said he'd had problems with it earlier and wanted to make sure it was functioning properly.

Colbert told police when he tried to force the slide back, he also had his finger on the trigger. The gun went off and he shot himself in the penis. According to the police report, Colbert panicked and drove himself to the hospital.
Colbert was booked into custody at the Oklahoma County Jail. Heh.

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