In a combination of worst bowler of the year, and most irresponsible gun owner, a man accidentally shot himself in the leg while bowling at around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to police. The bowling ball and the man’s loaded gun came into contact which caused the gun to fire.
According to witnesses the man had been carrying a gun in the pocket of his shorts.
Jim Miller said, “The guy just stepped up to bowl. think he hit his leg on his back swing.” Because the direction one is swinging the bowling ball is the most relevant factor here?
Another witness Mike Martin said, “The ball hit him in the leg, which triggered the revolver.”
WPBF.com reports, “Police have not identified the victim, but witnesses said he limped back to his seat, holding his leg. His injuries were not considered to be life-threatening.”
Another witness Debra Dean said, “Everybody kind of stopped. We were way down on this end. Everybody was looking, and all of a sudden you can tell something wasn’t right.”
The bowler was taken to the hospital to be treated for his self-inflicted injuries.