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Teen Is Burned Trying to Reenact TV Stunt

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November 12, 2002|From Times Wire Reports

A 15-year-old boy suffered first-degree burns over his face and upper body when he set himself on fire trying to reenact a stunt from MTV's controversial show "Jackass," police said.

The Bellevue teen soaked his shirt in rubbing alcohol and ignited it while his friends filmed footage that they planned to sell, police and media reported.

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