Man cleaning former cannabis grow-op finds gun and accidentally shoots himself… in the leg

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A California man is likely offering his thanks that things aren’t worse after his bid to clean up a former cannabis grow-op was transformed into a near-perfect, real-life idiom when he found a gun and accidentally shot himself in the leg. The unidentified, 20-year-old male later reported to deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department that he was cleaning a property in Southern Humboldt on Thanksgiving Day when he found the firearm,  kymkemp.com quotes a department spokesman as saying . Somehow, the gun accidentally discharged, causing the injury. Deputies were made aware of the gunshot incident via police scanner about an hour later at 8:48 p.m. They heard that the man’s father was taking him to a nearby hospital and went to the hospital to investigate exactly what happened. These suspected dealers had it all: cannabis, tobacco, cider and even samurai swords If packing weed and a loaded gun, it’s best not to fall asleep at a gas station with the nozzle still in the tank Anonymous tip leads San Francisco-area police to illegal grow-op worth $36 million Sheriff’s department spokesperson Samantha Karges told kymkemp.com that the man, who is recovering from his injuries, could not provide the exact location of the former grow. “Clearly there are some holes to the story, but we are only able to do so much when we have uncooperative victims and witnesses. Of course, if anyone has information indicating that this was not accidental, they are encouraged to call us,” Karges said. In California, recreational cannabis is legal and adults can grow as many as six plants with no penalty. Growing more than that amount could end with a misdemeanour charge, six months in jail and/or a US$500 fine, according to the California arm of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.…

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