Colorado man attempting to shoot raccoon shoots himself

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 Jun 13, 2018
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Police say a 67-year-old Colorado man attempting to shoot a raccoon on a utility pole shot himself in the lower leg instead.
The shooting was reported just after midnight Tuesday on the southeast side of Colorado Springs.
Colorado Springs police say the man was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police say the man told them he was using a handgun to shoot at the raccoon.

http://www.chieftain.com/news/national/colorado-man-attempting-to-shoot-raccoon-shoots-himself/article_6d97f307-6e0d-5e74-9671-8c00937130f8.html

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3 thoughts on “Colorado man attempting to shoot raccoon shoots himself

  1. This is what one can expect when people who don’t know their ass from a hole in the ground are allowed to wander the streets armed with guns. It’s a shame he didn’t hit his middle leg while aiming downward at the “telephone pole.”

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