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Man blows hole in his penis after shooting himself while getting out of his car

By Mason White 5:00 PM May 10, 2017
Man shooting gun (illustration)
Man shooting gun (illustration)
By: Tanya Clark

A man was rushed to a hospital with serious injuries after accidentally shooting himself while getting out of a vehicle, according to police in Ohio.

Toledo police said that Murad Hamedallah, blew a hole in his penis and thigh after his gun went off on Sunday night.

Witnesses at the scene called police after hearing Hamedallah screaming for help. One witness said that while Hamedallah was getting out of his car, his gun went off.

Hamedallah then walked towards a garbage can and threw away his gun. Seconds later, he collapsed on the ground. Police officers who arrived at the scene, found the gun in the garbage can.

Investigators found a bullet in Hamedallah’s car.

Hamedallah was taken to the St. Vincent Medical Center, where he is being treated. He is expected to survive despite having a hole in his penis and right thigh.