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Man Shoots Self Trying to Kill Mouse

7/22/2012

A Goulais River man is lucky to be alive after accidentally shooting himself in the forehead while trying to kill a mouse.

Police say the Northern Ontario man was trying to use the butt of his rifle to kill the creature when the gun went off.

The man says he did not know the gun was loaded.

The bullet grazed his forehead and he was treated and released.

40 year old Dale Whitmell is charged with careless use of a firearm.

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