facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Man shoots his own genitals, goes to jail

July 17, 2012 at 2:30 PM   |   Comments

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 17 (UPI) -- A felon was arrested in Oklahoma City for possession of a firearm after he told police he shot himself in the genitals, officials said.

Tavares Donnell Colbert, 36, shot himself in the genitals Saturday near Interstate 35 while testing a gun he bought on the street in Kansas to see if it functioned properly before selling it, The Oklahoman reported.

Colbert drove himself to the hospital and police were alerted soon after, the newspaper said. He was arrested on a complaint of possession of a firearm when he was medically cleared.

Colbert was convicted in 2003 of a felony possession of a controlled and dangerous substance with intent to distribute charge.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Miss Colombia hopeful disqualified for showing underboob
2
See the 4-inch dog that may be England's smallest
3
Stolen Obama statue discovered with six-pack of Twisted Tea in Pa. park
4
Video shows aquarium beluga either playing with children or begging for help
5
Watch outraged parent rip Calif. school district for 'forcing' special needs students to recycle
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback