Photo: KTRE ABC 9Cass County, TX – According the the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, a Texas man suffered a gunshot wound to the head he claims occurred when a bullet ricocheted off of an armadillo he was firing at. KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, TexasThe Cass County Sheriff’s Office said the “armadillo shooting” occurred around 3 a.m. on Thursday in the Marietta area and the investigation is ongoing.
This is not the first time a gunshot injury has resulted from an armadillo-related shooting. Earlier this year, a Georgia man accidentally shot his mother-in-law when the bullet ricocheted off of the heavily armored mammal. Both of these instances were non-life-threatening.