Police: Chester Co. man aims for rat but shoots himself

March 31, 2014 11:49:15 AM PDT
A Chester County man trying to shoot a rat ended up in the hospital after accidentally shooting himself instead.

WFMZ-TV said Monday that 27-year-old Zachary Troop of West Fallowfield Township was accidentally hit by a .22 caliber bullet in his upper leg on March 20.

Police said he was trying to shoot a rat when he shot himself instead.

He was taken to a hospital for treatment. Information on his condition wasn't immediately available.


Information from: WFMZ-TV, http://www.wfmz.com