Man shot himself in the foot after throwing shoe at cockroach, police say

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Published: Mar. 20, 2019 at 9:41 PM EDT
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March 20, 2019

DETROIT, Mich. (WTSP) -- A Michigan man ended up with a bullet wound in his foot after police say he threw his shoe at a cockroach.

, police said the man had his revolver inside the shoe when he threw it at the bug. Police said the gun fell out of his shoe, discharged and hit him in the foot.

The man's condition is not known.