Man Shoots Armadillo, Then Gets Hit In The Face With Bullet Ricochet

The ultimate form of ‘Karmadillo’…

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Here’s a lesson in karma: After a Texan man fired a gun at an armadillo in his yard, the bullet ricocheted back and hit him in the face. The Cass County Sheriff, Larry Rowe,  reported the incident last Friday, which took place at about 3 a.m. Thursday morning outside of the man’s home in Marietta.

Reportedly, when the man spotted the armadillo on his property, he opened fire. 

Said Rowe:

“His wife was in the house. He went outside and took his .38 revolver and shot three times at the armadillo.” 

The hard shell of the animal deflected at least one of three bullets, which then struck the man’s jaw. He was then airlifted to a nearby hospital where his jaw was wired shut.

They have not yet found the armadillo, reports the sheriff, and its status is unknown.

As this is the second time in three months a human has been injured by their own weapon after shooting an armadillo, hopefully this news will cause those who callously use their weapons to think twice before they fire.

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