xxxNews Of The Weirdxxx
Bizarre but true stories about real people collected by syndicated columnist Chuck Shepherd.
The following people accidentally shot themselves recently:
–Off-duty sheriff’s deputy Melissa Baird (while loading her gun to check out a noise in her yard) (Brandon, Fla., March).
–Accused home invader Paul K. Hardy, 40 (while unloading his gun as a goodwill gesture after he warmed up to his victims) (Martinsburg, W.Va., December).
— The one-legged Keith Caldwell, 32 (after grabbing his gun to investigate a noise, but deciding to hop around unsteadily rather than put on his prosthesis) (Tuscaloosa, Ala., January).
–Santiago Preciado-Alvarez, 54 (a typical waistband-for-a-holster accident while trying to scare off coyotes) (Rock County, Wis., February).
–Adrian White-Wolff, 20 (fooling around with his pistol in a car with friends) (Tucson, Ariz., March).
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