Headline Of The Day: (Lack Of) Gun Safety Edition

Police: Fla. teen accidentally shoots off his penis and testicle

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Comments

  1. beth says:

    Darwinism at its finest. Some people just shouldn’t reproduce.

  2. OzarkHillbilly says:

    Let me guess, the Florida teen was in Missouri when he did this? Cause MO has a talent for bringing out the stupid in people. Like the guy who shot his wife while attempting to install cable television? He needed a hole in the wall. Or the movie theater that opened the premier of ‘Iron Man 3’ with, and I quote, “a stunt in which an actor dressed in black, wearing body armor and carrying a fake rifle walked in to the movie house.”

    What could go wrong with that?

  3. John Peabody says:

    Well, he still has one testicle left, which he can use for…oh. Right.

  4. Wyatt Yon says:

    The bullet pierced his left testicle.

    Didn’t Ray Charles once say in a Pepsi commercial:

    “You (still) Got the Right One, Baby, Uh Huh!”

  5. Wyatt Yon says:

    The Bullet pierced his left testicle.

    Didn’t Ray Charles once say in a Pepsi commercial:

    “You (still) Got the Right One, Baby, Uh Huh”

  6. stonetools says:

    Another legitimate, responsible gun owner at work.

    Too bad they just don’t shoot themselves-they sometimes shoot other people too, unfortunately.

    Man cleaning gun accidentally shoots wife. The 20th #GunFAIL while cleaning a weapon this month & 75th this year

    Not to mention leaving their guns around for toddlers to play with.

    AZ 3-year-old fatally shoots himself in face with meth grandma’s gun | The Raw Story http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/05/03/arizona-3-year-old-fatally-shoots-himself-in-face-with-meth-grandmas-gun/

    Oh well, FREEDOM!

  7. Matt says:

    @stonetools: Finally someone being properly charged for their negligence. Probably only seeing charges because of all the meth 🙁

  8. Jenos Idanian says:

    @OzarkHillbilly: Let me guess, the Florida teen was in Missouri when he did this?

    Oh, come on. Florida is the capitol of weirdness. Dave Barry’s pretty much built his career on that.

  9. Dazedandconfused says:

    There once was a young lad named Mitch
    Who though he was cool as skiditch
    He tucked his new tool
    In his pants like a fool…

    And made himself into a bitch

  10. Jenos Idanian says:

    @Dazedandconfused: If I may offer a slight alteration:

    There once was a young lad named Mitch
    Who though he was cool as skiditch
    He tucked his new tool
    In his pants like a fool…

    And made himself his own bitch.

  11. Matt Bernius says:

    Two priceless revelations from the article… I’ll let both speak for themselves:

    (1) Smeriglio told police he bought the gun last month at a party.

    (2) While police were investigating at the home where it happened, they discovered marijuana in the house.