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Responsible Gun Owner Shoots Self While Shooting Selfie

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Responsible Gun Owner Shoots Self While Shooting Selfie

Another sad tale in the ongoing saga of responsible gun owners everywhere. I mean that -- it is sad, particularly since the gun and the ego interacted for a tragic result.

A man posing with a gun and taking selfies was killed when the gun went off and struck him in southwest Houston, police said.

Family members said the victim is 19-year-old Deleon Alonso Smith.

Investigators said Smith was taking selfies with a gun at an apartment in the 9800 block of Forum Park Drive and Bissonnet around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday when the gun accidentally went off, shooting the 19-year-old in the throat and killing him.

What a damn waste.

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