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Man Wakes Up With a Bullet in His Tongue

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Police say a man who woke up with a serious headache walked 12 blocks to a hospital with a swollen lip and powder burns. Doctors discovered the problem. 47-year-old Wendell Coleman had a bullet lodged in his tongue.
Coleman told police that a woman stuck a gun barrel in his mouth during a dispute around 2:30 Tuesday morning and that he heard the gun go off.

Police say Coleman then went home to sleep.

What authorities did with the bullet wasn't clear last night.
Lesson of the day: never argue with anyone who has a gun
 

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I wonder if that was a toy gun. It`s a mirracle the bullet stoped in his tongue. I think there`s more to this. No one takes a bullet in his mouth and then goes home to sleep without having a shock.
 

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Wow, if this is true then it had to be a quite underpowered .22 handgun, or else the damage wouldn’t be so light.
 

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Maybe he had the force? but he doesn't know it's full power?! Anyhow, this is werid, he should have die, but instead he got his tounge periced...
 

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Wait a seccond... I think they meant something else by "bullet". I can`t remember the word right, but I think it is pellet (a small sphere used in somekind of toy gun, made especially for bad jokes).
I know the tongue is the strongest mussle in the body, but not like THAT.
 

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I wouldn't really know, perhaps he's one of the talkative type, hence his tongue is the strongest muscle in his body :lol:

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Maybe he had the force? but he doesn't know it's full power?! Anyhow, this is werid, he should have die, but instead he got his tounge periced...
It's very hard to die from a .22 handgun shot (other than from hemorrhage). I've read something in a forensic text about a guy who survived seven shots to his head, fired from a .22 handgun.

What surprised me in this case is not the fact that he survived, but that he sustained only very minor damage (not even significant bleeding, or else he would have noticed it sooner).
 

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a shot fired from a real gun in the mouth could end up lodged on the tongue but most of the time it breaks the teeth and completely destroys the tongue leading to serious hemorragy leading to death in a few minutes. it must have been something smaller and with little power.
 

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a shot fired from a real gun in the mouth could end up lodged on the tongue but most of the time it breaks the teeth and completely destroys the tongue leading to serious hemorragy leading to death in a few minutes. it must have been something smaller and with little power.
Breaking teeth and hemorrhage? Yes.

Death in a few minutes? Highly unlikely, unless we're talking about powerful shotguns. People have survived .44 shots directly to the head (fired at the temples or forehead), or it took them several minutes to die. Instant death is very hard to achieve, and a shot at the tongue would never do it (unless you're a lucky man and die from the shock - it has happened with people being shot in the foot). I've read a lot of the forensic literature on these particular subjects (for quite unsavory reasons, mind you).

Unless the guy was an hemophilic, the hemorrhage would be too slow to kill him. Since he hasn't even noticed the bullet, we can only assume that it was a .22 gun that was fired at him.
 

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I wouldn't really know, perhaps he's one of the talkative type, hence his tongue is the strongest muscle in his body :lol:

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:lol: Lol, I haven`t thought of that possibility.:lol:
Well, I have times when I talk a lot, but usually I don`t talk much (usually=70% of the time). OK, I take back my words about the tongue, altough I`m pretty sure I saw this on Dicovery Channel... (cough) I knew I should have shut up (cough)
 

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This is very funny although it sounds very delibrate. Poor guy, maybe somebody tried to kill him. Saved by the teeth maybe.. HAHAAA! LOL!!! HA!HA!!!
 
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