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Woman shoots herself in the head while taking selfie at work

By Mason White 9:54 AM May 25, 2015
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By: Feng Qian
A woman was rushed to a hospital after she accidentally shot herself while taking a selfie.

The 21-year-old woman of Russia, is in critical condition after accidentally pulling the trigger of a gun while holding it to her head for a photo.

The woman was rushed to the Sklifosovsky Hospital in Moscow, where she is being treated for the gunshot wound.

Police are investigating how the woman got the pistol.

According to the initial investigation, a security guard in the building had left the 9mm handgun in the office before going on vacation.

The woman found the gun and decided to take a selfie while holding the gun.

The owner of the gun could face up to 6 months in prison for neglecting the weapon, which led to an injury.