Mexican man shoots self in head during selfie - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Mexican man shoots self in head during selfie

A described “selfie obsessed” Mexican man is dead after he shot himself in the head while posing for a selfie. (Source: Facebook screenshot) A described “selfie obsessed” Mexican man is dead after he shot himself in the head while posing for a selfie. (Source: Facebook screenshot)
  • InternationalMore>>

  • American jailed in Venezuela for 2 years now on his way home

    American jailed in Venezuela for 2 years now on his way home

    Saturday, May 26 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-05-26 13:53:22 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-05-26 21:13:55 GMT
    A Utah man has been released from a jail in Venezuela after spending nearly two years behind bars on weapons charges.More >>
    A Utah man has been released from a jail in Venezuela after spending nearly two years behind bars on weapons charges.More >>
  • 'Quiet revolution' leads to abortion rights win in Ireland

    'Quiet revolution' leads to abortion rights win in Ireland

    Saturday, May 26 2018 2:43 AM EDT2018-05-26 06:43:17 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-05-26 21:13:46 GMT
    (Niall Carson/PA via AP). A man walks past a mural showing Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old Indian dentist who had sought and been denied an abortion before she died after a miscarriage in a Galway hospital, with the word YES over it, in Dublin, Irel...(Niall Carson/PA via AP). A man walks past a mural showing Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old Indian dentist who had sought and been denied an abortion before she died after a miscarriage in a Galway hospital, with the word YES over it, in Dublin, Irel...
    Official counting is set to begin in Ireland's historic abortion rights referendum, with two exit polls predicting an overwhelming victory for those seeking to end the country's strict ban.More >>
    Official counting is set to begin in Ireland's historic abortion rights referendum, with two exit polls predicting an overwhelming victory for those seeking to end the country's strict ban.More >>
  • With US talks in limbo, Korean leaders hold surprise summit

    With US talks in limbo, Korean leaders hold surprise summit

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:23:04 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-05-26 21:05:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Protesters hold candle lights during a rally to denounce the United States' policies against North Korea near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 25, 2018. North Korea said Friday that it's still willing to si...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Protesters hold candle lights during a rally to denounce the United States' policies against North Korea near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 25, 2018. North Korea said Friday that it's still willing to si...
    South Korea says it feels relieved about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the future of Kim's nuclear weapons program.More >>
    South Korea says it feels relieved about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the future of Kim's nuclear weapons program.More >>

MEXICO CITY (RNN) – A described “selfie obsessed” Mexican man is dead after he shot himself in the head while posing for a selfie.

Oscar Otero Aguilar, 21, was allegedly drunk at a friend’s house and took a photo in the Gustavo A. Madero borough of Mexico City. Aguilar had a .45 caliber wooden-handled handgun pointed at his forehead when it discharged and killed him, according to Proceso magazine.

Aguilar intended to post the selfie on Facebook. Instead, the Ministry of Public Safety said he was found dead at the scene. One of his friends, Omar Abner Campos Vives, was arrested. Another friend, only known as “El Paco” fled and is still currently on the run.

His death has been ruled an accident.

The New York Post said an autopsy on Aguilar will be conducted later this week.

Follow me on Twitter @TanitaG_RNN.

Copyright 2014 Raycom News Network. All rights reserved.

 

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Alberto shifts further east but Mississippi isn't in the clear just yet

    Alberto shifts further east but Mississippi isn't in the clear just yet

    Saturday, May 26 2018 3:14 PM EDT2018-05-26 19:14:40 GMT
    (Source: WLOX)(Source: WLOX)

    Alberto is forecast to become a fully tropical storm Saturday and then will move into the Gulf of Mexico this weekend.

    More >>

    Alberto is forecast to become a fully tropical storm Saturday and then will move into the Gulf of Mexico this weekend.

    More >>
  • Campers told to vacate Gulf Islands National Seashore ahead of Alberto

    Campers told to vacate Gulf Islands National Seashore ahead of Alberto

    Saturday, May 26 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-05-26 18:59:51 GMT
    Campers at Gulf Islands National Seashore were told to vacate Saturday due to potential bad weather from Alberto (photo source: WLOX)Campers at Gulf Islands National Seashore were told to vacate Saturday due to potential bad weather from Alberto (photo source: WLOX)
    Campers at Gulf Islands National Seashore were told to vacate Saturday due to potential bad weather from Alberto (photo source: WLOX)Campers at Gulf Islands National Seashore were told to vacate Saturday due to potential bad weather from Alberto (photo source: WLOX)

    Gulf Islands National Seashore is shutting down ahead of any potential thunderstorms associated with Alberto.

    More >>

    Gulf Islands National Seashore is shutting down ahead of any potential thunderstorms associated with Alberto.

    More >>
  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Popps Ferry Bridge back open

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Popps Ferry Bridge back open

    Saturday, May 26 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-05-26 18:31:56 GMT
    Popps Ferry Bridge is at a standstill due to a malfunction with the crossing arms. (Source: File)Popps Ferry Bridge is at a standstill due to a malfunction with the crossing arms. (Source: File)

    Traffic is at standstill right now on the Popps Ferry Bridge in Biloxi. Authorities say the crossing bars at the bridge's span are stuck in the down position, preventing traffic from flowing. 

    More >>

    Traffic is at standstill right now on the Popps Ferry Bridge in Biloxi. Authorities say the crossing bars at the bridge's span are stuck in the down position, preventing traffic from flowing. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly