Michael Smeriglio, 18, of Port St. Lucie in (you guessed it) Florida managed to shoot himself in the penis and left testicle while allegedly “cleaning a handgun” at a friend’s house. The bullet became lodged in his thigh.
He initially told police that he had been shot by an apparent (and non-existent) gang member while “walking down the street” but after further questioning he revealed that he had indeed shot himself in the penis. When police investigated the friend’s house, they found marijuana. That friend was then arrested for possession of marijuana, all because his friend shot himself in the penis. So it goes.