Friday, April 27, 2018
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
This news story is archived which means that, while it is still available to view, the information contained within may be outdated and the original source site/link may no longer be viewable.

For the most recent stories, please visit either the site's home page or main news section.

Man at cinema shoots self in buttocks

Posted on Thursday, 16 August, 2012 | Comment icon 58 comments


Image credit: CC 3.0 sailko

 
A man attending a Nevada screening of The Bourne Legacy managed to shoot himself during the film.

The 56-year-old man had settled down with about 30 other people to watch the movie when the gun he was carrying accidentally discharged and fired a bullet in to his posterior. Apologizing to shocked cinema-goers, the man stood up and made a hasty retreat from the building. While he did have permission to be carrying a concealed weapon he now faces charges for firing the gun in a theater.

"It is illegal in Nevada, a misdemeanour, to either intentionally or negligently discharge or cause the discharge of a firearm in a theatre," said Sparks City Attorney Chet Adams.

"A 56-year-old man who shot himself in the buttocks when his gun fell from his pocket at a US cinema could be charged by police."

  View: Full article

 Source: ninemsn.com.au


  Discuss: View comments (58)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #49 Posted by jbefumo on 17 August, 2012, 10:39
Another Republican attempts to blow his brains out.
Comment icon #50 Posted by ZaraKitty on 17 August, 2012, 12:16
Pure skill.
Comment icon #51 Posted by questionmark on 17 August, 2012, 14:46
This reminds me of a Police officer in my hometown who managed to shoot himself in the butt while getting into his cruiser. He never lived it down either. I think they called him "lefty" for awhile, not sure why... And the general who shot himself sticking the Colt .45 in his belt.. oh no, that was a different story, the Army uses Berettas since then....
Comment icon #52 Posted by CRIPTIC CHAMELEON on 18 August, 2012, 0:12
Well if he didn't before he certainly has two brown eyes now.
Comment icon #53 Posted by ufonuts on 18 August, 2012, 4:29
Everyone has the Right to REAR Arms, Oops I mean BEAR Arms!!! ****LO freakin L***** The End is Near!
Comment icon #54 Posted by libstaK on 18 August, 2012, 5:04
Bet his fellow cinema goers weren't amused (at first). You gotta wonder how many folk needed a change of pants and it's lucky no one had a heartache.
Comment icon #55 Posted by Alienated Being on 21 August, 2012, 5:45
I can't really say that I blame him for bringing a handgun with him to a theatre, especially after the fiasco in Denver.
Comment icon #56 Posted by Eldorado on 21 August, 2012, 11:43
I can't really say that I blame him for bringing a handgun with him to a theatre, especially after the fiasco in Denver. I felt the same after this incident.... "A naked man wielding a 3 ft (91 cm) Samurai sword burst into St Andrew's Roman Catholic church in Thornton Heath, Croydon, during Sunday Mass.The man indiscriminately attacked parishioners - injuring four of them critically - before he was overpowered by members of the congregation." http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/november/28/newsid_2527000/2527805.stm ..unfortunately my fellow parishioners at our local Church object... [More]
Comment icon #57 Posted by BiffSplitkins on 21 August, 2012, 12:35
Plaxico Burress would be proud of this fella.
Comment icon #58 Posted by shobonimaster on 29 August, 2012, 3:45
Boy, I guess he really had to get the lead out to leave that movie.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

6169662
262673
174849

 
World's largest wind turbine to be 853ft tall
4-26-2018
The upcoming 12 megawatt wind power platform will be almost three times the height of the Statue of Liberty.
Star map update to feature 1.7 billion stars
4-26-2018
Astronomers from ESA's Gaia mission will tomorrow release the largest map of our galaxy ever created.
Fossil footprints hint at giant sloth chase
4-26-2018
New evidence has been discovered to suggest that our ancestors hunted down giant prehistoric sloths.
Was ancient 'hashtag' the first human symbol?
4-25-2018
Hashtag-like etchings found on a rock in South Africa's Blombos Cave are thought to be over 100,000 years old.
Other news in this category
Artist can draw entire cities from memory
Posted 4-18-2018 | 7 comments
Stephen Wiltshire, who was diagnosed with autism at the age of three, is one of the world's most skilled artists....
 
Baby is born four years after death of parents
Posted 4-16-2018 | 5 comments
The son of a couple in China who died in a car accident has been born to a surrogate mother four years later....
 
Man invents insane cake-serving machine
Posted 4-13-2018 | 13 comments
This incredible Rube Goldberg machine is designed with one purpose in mind - to serve a slice of cake....
 
Dutch 'singing road' drives locals crazy
Posted 4-12-2018 | 12 comments
A road in the Netherlands has been fitted with rumble strips that play a tune whenever a car drives over them....
 
Man revived after being dead for 18 hours
Posted 4-7-2018 | 12 comments
The 53-year-old was resuscitated despite lying lifeless outside with no heartbeat for the better part of a day....
 
Baby dies after being snatched by a monkey
Posted 4-2-2018 | 9 comments
Police in India are searching for a monkey that carried off and killed a small child in the eastern state of Orissa....
 
Will Smith goes on a date with Sophia the robot
Posted 4-1-2018 | 5 comments
The Hollywood actor's unsuccessful attempts to woo the female android have been featured in a new video....
 
Needle found in woman's back after 14 years
Posted 3-30-2018 | 7 comments
A woman complaining of back pain was found to have a broken epidural needle lodged in her spine....
 
Man is swallowed by an escalator in Turkey
Posted 3-27-2018 | 20 comments
If you think you are having a bad day, spare a thought for this unfortunate metro commuter in Istanbul....
 
Strange orange snow falls over eastern Europe
Posted 3-26-2018 | 5 comments
Ski resorts in several countries were left looking like the surface of Mars after a recent fall of orange-tinged snow....
 
Flat-Earther blasts off in homemade rocket
Posted 3-25-2018 | 35 comments
The self-taught rocket scientist launched himself high in to the air over the Mojave Desert on Saturday....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2018
Terms   |   Privacy Policy   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ