Robber shoots himself in the private parts while trying to pull out his gun during robbery at gas station


Gas station (illustration) 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A man is facing charges of armed robbery and gun possession after allegedly shooting himself in the private parts during a robbery at a gas station, according to police in Ohio.

Cleveland police said that incident unfolded on Monday, at the Marathon gas station located on E. 55th near Woodland.

According to the police investigation, the thief approached a vehicle and tried to steal from the people inside. He then attempted to pull out his gun from his waist, but it got stuck and fired.

The bullet hit his private parts. The suspect was taken to the MetroHealth Medical Center, where he is being treated. The thief will be arrested and charged once he is discharged from the hospital.

The occupants of the vehicle were not injured.