Thomson man shoots self in hand

Thursday, June 9, 2011 4:28 PM
Last updated 4:31 PM
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THOMSON, Ga. -- A McDuffie County man was taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital today after he accidentally shot himself in the hand.

Wade Yarbrough, 37, of Thomson, a clerk at Double D Gun & Pawn, was unloading his gun when it fired about 11:30 a.m.

Monty Ashcraft, the owner of the shop at 642 Main St., said the injury did not appear to be life-threatening.

Yarbrough’s son Dakota Yarbrough, 16, said his father will need surgery.

The bullet lodged in a shelf and was recovered.

Thomson police investigated but had no information available.

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Points 06/09/11 - 05:54 pm
Also breaking news- someone

Also breaking news- someone gets a bee sting today!

RoadkiII 06/09/11 - 06:38 pm
Here son, let me show you how

Here son, let me show you how to unload this weapon. You simply @##$% ....... can you call the paramedics for me?

Just My Opinion
Just My Opinion 06/09/11 - 07:43 pm
Dang! I gotta agree with

Dang! I gotta agree with esaki..this is news?? Can't someone screw up and make a mistake and keep it private?? And I would think that this story borders on violating the person's privacy rights as they pertain to his medical status. Is the reason it's deemed permissable because a gun was discharged??

Ole School
Ole School 06/09/11 - 09:27 pm
Car runs out of gas .... FILM

Car runs out of gas .... FILM at 11 ...... LOL, thank God they have to stoop so low to find bad news , at least all is happy and other than the person whom shot himself all will find this kind of funny !!!

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