News You May Have Missed 8/29/15 – 9/4/15

Taking A Selfie With A Found Gun Kills 19 Year Old.

Deleon Alonso Smith and his cousin was having a great  time taking selfies. The 19 year old Houston man had found a shotgun and was taking instagram selfies with the gun when it went off. Deleon shot himself in the neck and died from the shotgun blast.  The cousin was  in another room when the gun went off. The victims family said he was a fun loving guy and leaves behind two young daughters. Suicide was never discussed. (Who FINDS a shotgun?)

 

Read More: http://www.khou.com/story/news/local/2015/09/01/teen-accidentally-shoots-self-while-taking-selfie/71546868/

 

A Stonefish and a sea snake locked in fight, in Darwin Harbour.

A Stonefish and a sea snake locked in fight (Picture: Rick Trippe)

Epic Battle Between Sea Snake and Stone Fish

Australian Rick Trippe, who was diving to explore a World War Two wreck in Darwin Harbour when he came acroos the epic battle between a sea snake and a stone fish. The spear fisherman grabbed the creatures, took this picture and then after pullnng them apart let them both go. The fish went right back to the fish and the snake eventually won the battle. The battle was not  an uneven one as the stonefish has 13 spines on his back.  Those spines pack enough poison to kill a human. So the snake may have died or at least had a serious stomach ache.

Read More: http://metro.co.uk/2015/08/31/epic-and-kind-of-gross-showdown-between-a-sea-snake-and-a-poisonous-stonefish-5368990/

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Sex Ad Gets Ohio Cop Arrested

Ohio deputy answered an ad in craigslist.  off to the Elyria’s CareFree Inn  wentaChristopher Cassell, anticipating some sexy romps with Dawn D. Gibson. Instead, he was was robbed, bet up and choked.  Cassell admitted  in the Elyria Municipal Court that he connected with 43-year-old Dawn D. Gibson,(using the alias “Ashlee”) on Craigslists and agreed to meet at a local motel for sex. The deputy paid Gibson $100, but before things got X rated three men burst into the room and attacked him. they took his wallet and his handgun. . When the police were called, the deputy was arrested for soliciting. He begged the court for no jail time, saying that he would be happy to pay the max fine. “”I believe the assault that happened last night would be punishment enough,” Cassell told Judge Lisa Locke Graves. “However if you will allow, I will pay the max fine and, hopefully, and/or, probation. But I beg you, I don’t want to go to jail.” He was given a suspended 60-day jail sentence and was ordered to pay a $250 fine on Wednesday.

Read More: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/sex-ad-ohio-arrested-choked-robbed-article-1.2340175

 

Photo Credit: Venice Beach Freak Show

Photo Credit: Venice Beach Freak Show

Rare Two Head Albino Snake Find Home In Venice Beach

Venice Beach Freakshow owner, Todd Ray, spent fours and 50,000 to get a rare two headed, albino snake.  Although Todd Ray has many other two headed cretures in is freakshow, he was particulary excited aobu this snake. cording to Ray “This snake is perfect. Some other two-headed snakes are beautiful, but they have a kink where the heads become one. Medusa doesn’t. It’s as if she was meant to have two heads.” He went on to describe feeding time, He gave one head a mouse and the other grabbed the rear end . He had to cut the mous ein haf becuase this type of snake will heat other snakes. Now he knows to feed both heads at the same time.

Read More: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/man-pays-50000-for-2-headed-albino-snake_55e9ee14e4b002d5c075fe32?utm_hp_ref=weird-news