Man shoots himself in knee while sleepwalking

The 63-year-old from Boulder, Colorado, told investigators that he had no clear recollection of the incident, which happened when he was alone in his house.
According to police, Rothman keeps a 9 mm handgun near his bed and takes prescription medication for pain, but no alcohol or illegal drugs played a role in the shooting.

The unlucky sleepwalker was treated at Boulder Community Hospital before being released.
The nocturnal mishap comes not long after the curious case of the hiker who accidentally shot himself in the bum after putting a handgun in his back pocket.

Having placed the gun there because he thought it would be a more ‘comfortable’ position than in its holster, 52-year-old Darrel Elam – from Washington’s colourfully named Snohomish County – fired a bullet from the .40-caliber weapon down his left buttock and left leg before it came to rest just above his knee.
Some people, eh?

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    Ammara said,

    this shit only happens in america 😛

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