Nail Gun Victim Lives To Tell The Tale

Oct 1, 2013
Originally published on October 1, 2013 5:04 am

Eugene Rakow is a carpenter who shot himself in the heart with a nail gun. Doctors removed the nail and gave it to him as a souvenir. According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the surgeon said Rakow was amazingly lucky. "Nine out of 10 people won't make it," according to the surgeon.