Man With Hiccups Accidentally Shot and Killed by Friend, Police Say

Man With Hiccups Accidentally Shot and Killed by Friend, Police Say

September 25, 2012 Updated Sep 25, 2012 at 4:00 PM EST

A strange and tragic story from Texas.

According to a report from the Killeen (Texas) Daily Herald, police said a 22-year-old man was accidentally shot and killed by his friend Sunday night in an attempt to make the victim's hiccups go away.

According to the Killeen Daily Herald report, police said the victim got the hiccups while the men were drinking alcohol and watching football on Sunday night. The victim's friend produced a gun in an attempted to scare the victim and make his hiccups go away when he accidentally shot him, according to the Killeen Daily Herald report.

Read the Killeen Daily Herald report HERE.

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