girl-selfieSelfies are fun, but they can also be dangerous. For example we have heard stories of how some people looking to grab the ultimate selfie have landed themselves in all kinds of accidents. Last year we heard about how a man posed with a gun for a selfie before accidentally shooting himself, killing himself in the process.

As if that wasn’t enough warning, earlier this year a woman also managed to get herself shot while posing with a gun, although it seems that in her case she managed to survive. However as they say, history has a habit of repeating itself and it seems that over in the US, a 19-year old teen fatally shot himself in the throat after he decided that it would be a good idea to pose with a gun in a selfie.

According to the Houston Police Department, “According to a witness, the victim was handling a gun he believed to be unloaded. The gun then discharged and the victim was struck in the upper body.” This is saddening news as the youth in question was planning to enter into community college, and he also had two children that he will be leaving behind.

If anything all these needless deaths and accidents should be a clear warning that there is a time and place for everything, and that maybe taking selfies while posing with guns might not be the best idea.

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