He Literally Shot Himself In The Foot

Posted On August 06, 2014

By Mike Perleberg

ambulance-sirens-lights.jpg(Cross Plains, Ind.) – A man is expected to recover after accidentally shooting himself Tuesday.

Ripley County Sheriff’s deputies say Jay Crist, 74, of Cross Plains, was cleaning a .22 caliber Smith & Wesson revolver in his home on the 8800 block of State Road 129 when the weapon accidentally fired. The bullet struck Crist in the right foot.

Deputies said Crist was transported to Dearborn County Hospital by Rescue 69 for treatment of the non-life threatening injury.

Ripley County Medic and Friendship First Responders assisted at the scene.