No, this is not a joke. You read correctly. According to Local 4 News, a man trying to kill a roach in his home ends up shooting himself in the foot!
Police say a 50-year-old wheelchair bound man saw a roach in his home and threw his shoe in an attempt to kill it. Unfortunately for the man, his revolver was in the shoe. When he threw the shoe, the gun released a bullet to his foot.
The news outlet reports his condition is not known at this time. We hope the man has a speedy recovery.