Mexican man fatally shoots himself while taking a selfie

A Mexican man died after the gun he was taking a selfie with killed him last on August 2nd of 2014.

The victim was identified by local media as 21-year-old Oscar Otero Aguilar.

Before the incident, Otero Aguilar had been drinking with two of his friends in northern Mexico City. Authorities called in said Otero Aguilar was shot in the head.

‘I heard a gunshot, and then I heard somebody screaming and realized somebody had been hurt. I called the police straight away and when they arrived they found that he was still alive,’ neighbor Manfredo Paez Paez said according to the Daily Mirror. 

The Ministry of Public Security told Proceso that Otero Aguilar’s death appeared to be an accident. The selfie was meant to go on Facebook, the Ministry said.

One of Aguilar’s friends, Omar Abner Campos Vives, was arrested; pal ‘El Paco’ went on the run, according to media.

Previous Facebook photographs show Otero Aguilar lounging next to alcoholic beverages and sitting in or standing next to several different types of cars.

Source: Dailymail

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