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    Man's choice to use shotgun to loosen lug nut turns out bad

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    SOUTHWORTH, Wash. (AP) - A man trying to loosen a stubborn lug nut blasted the wheel with a 12-gauge shotgun, injuring himself badly in both legs, sheriff's deputies said.

    The 66-year-old man had been repairing a Lincoln Continental for two weeks at his home northwest of Southworth, about 10 miles southwest of Seattle, and had gotten all but one of the lug nuts off the right rear wheel by Saturday afternoon, Kitsap County Deputy Scott Wilson said.

    "He's bound and determined to get that lug nut off," Wilson said.

    From about arm's length, the man fired the shotgun at the wheel and was "peppered" in both legs with buckshot and debris, with some injuries as high as his chin, according to a sheriff's office report.

    "Nobody else was there, and he wasn't intoxicated," Wilson said.

    The man was taken to Tacoma General Hospital with injuries Wilson described as severe but not life-threatening.
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    Re: Man's choice to use shotgun to loosen lug nut turns out bad

    Mom can I go see Grandpa today?

    No son, your Grandpa is a moron.

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