College student playing with cat drops pistol, shoots self

Guns make us so much safer:

NASHVILLE — A college student accidentally shot himself in the head while playing with a cat and is in critical condition Tuesday at a local hospital, police said.

Craig Lambert, 19, was sitting at a picnic table at about 10 p.m. CT Monday in Hadley Park near Tennessee State University playing with a cat when his pistol slipped out of his pocket, according to Don Aaron, Metro police department spokesman.


  1. So he had a revolver with the hammer on a live round or, if you’re talking an automatic, a gun stuffed in his pocket with a round chambered.

    Not even TV crooks are this stupid any more.

    I hope he gets better and has learned a lesson.

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