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Man Fatally Shoots Himself While Posing With Gun For Facebook Selfie

Posted Monday, August 4th 2014 @ 12pm  by Giuseppe Macri

A Mexican man’s selfie turned fatal last week after the gun he was posing with for a Facebook photo accidentally went off.

Oscar Aguilar of Mexico City frequently snapped selfies for his Facebook page, which show the 21-year-old veterinarian posing with women, luxury cars and motorcycles according to a local ABC station.

Aguilar was reportedly taking another such photograph with a borrowed gun went it accidentally went off, fatally wounding him. According to local police, Aguilar was ‘waving’ the gun around and pointing it at his head, all the while unaware that it was loaded.

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