Man throws shoe with revolver inside at cockroach, shoots self in foot, police say

DETROIT — A man has a bullet wound after he attempted to throw a shoe with a loaded gun in it at a cockroach, police say.

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WDIV reported that a 50-year-old man was in his home in Detroit when he saw the roach. The man, who uses a wheelchair, threw his shoe at the roach. It had a revolver inside and when it fell out, it discharged and shot him in his foot, according to police.

The man's condition is not known, WDIV reported.

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