My Two Cents: No, this isn’t from the Onion. End Two Cents.
*Taken from Gizmodo.
Guns, cigarettes, shootings…it’s your everyday gangster movie! Except sadly um, this is real life. Rachel Avila, a 30-year-old mother, tried to light her cigarette with a gun but instead, had the bullet ricochet off the ground and hit her daughter.
To be fair, because the gun, a derringer style .22, was so small, Avila thought it was one of those novelty lighters when she found it. Okay, to be fair, it doesn’t change the fact that she’s still a little loopy in the head. According to the news report: