Guns don’t shoot people, appliances shoot people. At least, that’s the new adage after an Ohio man was shot by his oven over the weekend.
What started as a noble and responsible (kind of) act, ended with a trip to the emergency room for Robin Garlock of Warren, Ohio.
Garlock, 44, decided to put his revolver in the broiler of his oven because kids were coming over to his house. That’s the — sort of — responsible part of this story. What Garlock failed to do, however, was inform his girlfriend who later decided to do a bit of baking.
Detective Wayne Mackey found the story hard to believe, but after investigating, he could see that the gun was fired and there were holes in the stove.
At least one neighbor was reportedly relieved to hear the assailant was an inanimate object and glad “people aren’t just getting shot outside my house.”
She should be more worried about what her appliances have plotted against her inside her house.