Sen. Jeff Flake stung by scorpion

Aug. 15, 2013 at 5:20 PM

PHOENIX, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake tweeted early Thursday that he was stung by a scorpion.

Flake, R-Ariz., was stung by the scorpion Wednesday night, Politico reported.

Early Thursday he tweeted, "The perils of living in the desert. This guy stung me today," and included a picture of the scorpion.

There was information about the severity or context of the sting.

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