Shot with his own gun

Credit: Brad Gregg

Colbert
told police the shooting occurred while he sat in his car in a
convenience store parking lot near S.E. 44th Street and Shields
Boulevard. The 36-year-old said he had been preparing to sell the
weapon, which he’d purchased in Kansas, and — like any good salesman —
was testing first to make sure it worked properly.

That’s
when the gun went off, according to Colbert. Presumably the gun and
genitals did not know one another before the incident, so motive remains
unclear. Did the penis know too much?

At
any rate, Colbert told police he panicked — a completely understandable
reaction, we think — and drove himself to the hospital.

Police arrested the man after he was medically cleared from Southwest Medical Center.

Gazette staff

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