magnifier menu chevron-left chevron-right chevron-up comment chevron-up chat_bubble_outline2 share thumbs-up thumbs-down chevron-down

Florida Girl Takes Snapchat Selfie With Gun, Guess What Happened Next

||

Regina Powell Snapchat Photo

Regina Powell, a resident of Deltona, Florida, was trying to be cool on Snapchat with her uncle’s .40 calibre pistol… but instead of shooting a video, she shot the gun. At her head. In a garage.

Thankfully the only injuries that the 24-year-old girl sustained were minor cuts, which happened when the gun discharged and exploded the phone in her hand. We’re thinking Regina was probably aiming the gun at the camera, not her head (thankfully). Regina’s aunt heard the noise and investigated what happened, then took her niece to Florida Hospital Fish Memorial.

But get this. Apparently, smart decisions run in the family because on their way to the hospital Regina’s aunt ditched the gun while driving on Saxon Boulevard near I-4. The gun still hasn’t been found.

Director of Sales and Marketing
Wyatt is a Gettysburg College graduate and NYC native who is flattered that you're interested about reading up on him.