No, this isn't a bad pun. A man literally died while taking a selfie.

The Telegraph reports the 43-year-old Washington man was taking selfies with his girlfriend and posing with a gun. He thought the gun was unloaded when he accidentally shot himself in the head and died.

His girlfriend told police that they had taken several photos throughout the day with the weapon and that her boyfriend had loaded and unloaded the gun many times "but did not know a bullet remained in the gun the final time he fired."

The death is being investigated as accidental.


Please, use safety precautions when taking selfies: No duck faces. No wild animals. No heights without a safe landing. And most definitely NO weapons!