Florida man shot himself in the foot, doubting deputies say


A Florida man shot himself in the foot this week.

Investigators didn’t buy the man’s story that he had been shot while walking on Manatee Avenue, Bradenton.com reported.

“Deputies attempted to find the crime scene but were unsuccessful,” according to the report. “ The victim’s account does not match the evidence.”

The man, who was not identified, was treated Tuesday night ay Blake Medical Center for a gunshot wound to the foot. The police report indicated it may have been self-inflicted.

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