Sunday, July 1, 2012
Man shoots himself trying to hit snake
MOLINO, Florida – (WALA) – A Molino man tried to remove a rattlesnake from his yard, but shot himself instead.
Escambia County Deputies 55-year-old Michael Howle was taken by family to West Florida Hospital around 5 p.m.
Howle says he was trying to kill a snake in his yard. When Howle spotted the snake, he told deputies he went inside to grab a gun to kill it.
But in the yard, Howle says the rattler slithered its way around Howle’s right leg, tripping him.
Howle says the snake was pinned beneath him, and when he tried to free it, his weapon discharged. Howle says he shot himself in the back of the ankle. Click here to read more Nutty News Stories at Nutty News Today - new stories added all day every day
Nutty News Today – Nutty News Videos – Today’s Nutty Joke – Nutty Facts – Strange Crimes