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Suspect Shoots Himself in the Foot -- Literally

March 05, 2004|From Times Wire Reports

A Brazilian suspect shot himself in the right foot while trying to burglarize a bar, then left a trail of blood that led police to his home nearby, police in the town of Petropolis said.

Officers said they had arrested Carlos Henrique Auad, 29, whom they also accused of taking a television from the bar several days earlier. They said in the second incident he accidentally shot himself when he fell and left without stealing anything.

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