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Only in America: Have gun, will inadvertently shoot own butt

A moviegoer accidentally opens fire on... his own butt — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Nevada man who wore a legally concealed weapon to the movies alarmed fellow patrons when he accidentally shot himself in the buttocks. Police say the unidentified man, whom they found at a hospital, told them he was adjusting the seat when the weapon fell and discharged. He apologized out loud, but several moviegoers called cops, reporting gunfire.