Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Teen Denied Bond In 'Russian Roulette' Death
POSTED: 3:54 pm EST January 24, 2008
UPDATED: 4:00 pm EST January 24, 2008

17-Year-Old Girl Dies In Shooting

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- A judge denied bond to a 17-year-old accused in the shooting death of a friend.

Phillip Cannon is charged with murder in the death of his friend Kelly Kimbrell. Deputies described Kimbrell's death as a game of Russian roulette gone wrong.

A judge denied bond for Cannon on Thursday. (North Carolina)
Teenager Was Playing Russian Roulette, According to Police
Posted: 10:29 AM Apr 23, 2008
Last Updated: 7:59 AM Apr 25, 2008
Reporter: Associated Press & WSAZ NewsChannel 3

NEW BOSTON, Ohio (AP) - Police in New Boston, Ohio now say a teenager shot in the head at a party this past weekend was playing Russian Roulette at the time.

18-year-old Wesley Workman died of the wound from the .22 caliber handgun. Police say the gun belonged to Workman. His father told police he had first noticed the gun in their home two weeks earlier, but no one is sure where he got it. The boy's father told police he believed the gun did not work, because he saw the gun with no cylinder in it. (South Carolina)
Coroner: Clearwater shooting was actually "Russian Roulette"
Posted: Feb 22, 2008 08:51 PM
Updated: Feb 27, 2008 12:54 AM

AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The Aiken County coroner says a man shot in the head outside a Clearwater auto parts store actually shot himself playing "Russian Roulette."

Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton says 22-year-old Ricky A. Harris was sitting in a car with two friends outside Advance Auto Parts on Jefferson Davis Highway when he pulled out a .38 caliber revolver and emptied the bullets onto the floor.
KOLN/KGIN (Nebraska)
Official: Kansas Man Killed in Russian Roulette
Posted: 1:40 PM Feb 19, 2008
Last Updated: 1:40 PM Feb 19, 2008
Reporter: Associated Press
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The Harlan County attorney said a Kansas man shot and killed himself playing Russian roulette.

Bryan McQuay said Tuesday that deputies responded early Sunday morning to the report of a shooting.

At a farm about eight miles south of Holdrege they found the body of 28-year-old Cody Cummins of Overland Park, Kansas.

A bullet from a .38-caliber revolver had been fired into his head.

Morning Journal (Ohio)
Russian roulette turns deadly
JENNIFER BRACKEN, Morning Journal Writer

LORAIN -- A game of Russian roulette went terribly wrong and tragically ended the life of a 17-year-old Lorain Admiral King High School student.

Corey Torres was with a friend at a Leavitt Homes residence, when he began playing with a .38-caliber revolver around 1 p.m. Saturday. Torres emptied the chamber, pulled the trigger and the gun clicked. After the first shot failed, he put the revolver up to his right temple and pulled the trigger again.

It fired, killing him instantly, according to Lorain County Coroner Dr. Paul Matus.

[ UPDATE: blog post by "ex-step-aunt" of victim ]
[ UPDATE: no telling who did this or WTF ] (Arizona)
14-year-old shoots himself in head playing Russian roulette
03:51 PM Mountain Standard Time on Sunday, January 27, 2008

GUADALUPE - Police in Guadalupe say a 14-year-old boy was shot in the head after a game of Russian roulette.

The boy accidently shot himself Saturday morning while playing with a friend.

Police tell 3TV the boy thought he emptied all the bullets out before putting the gun to his head, but missed one.

After pulling the trigger three times he was struck.
The Sofia Echo (Bulgaria)
15:00 Fri 25 Apr 2008

On April 18, 15-year-old Poul Boevski, son of Bulgarian weightlifting Olympic champion Gulubin Boevski, sustained a minor head injury while allegedly playing Russian roulette with an air gun at school. When questioned on TV, minutes after the incident, he blamed two of his classmates. However, witnesses said that it was Boevski who played with the air gun and not his classmates.

The Birmingham News (Alabama)
Northport police say teen died in gun game
Posted by Birmingham News February 29, 2008 1:50 PM

A 15-year-old Northport boy lost his life in deadly gun-play, police say.

Northport police officers were called to a shooting at 3:06 p.m. Thursday in the 3700 block of 17th Street, authorities said. The teen was found dead inside the apartment.

Investigators announced today the teen's death resulted from playing Russian Roulette. (California)
last updated: May 11, 2008 03:29:57 AM

A 24-year-old man is dead after police say he lost a game of Russian roulette in front of two friends early Friday.
Teen Shot Playing 'Russian Roulette'
Last Edited: Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008, 11:10 AM MDT
Created: Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008, 11:10 AM MDT

TRINIDAD ( – A 16-year-old Trinidad boy is recovering from a gunshot wound to the head after playing Russian roulette with his brother, witnesses said. The boy’s mother has been arrested after allegedly telling police that her son was shot by a masked gunman while he was skateboarding.

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Man Hurt Playing Russian Roulette
Posted: May 2, 2008 12:09 PM
Updated: May 5, 2008 09:27 AM

A Woodford County man is in critical condition at UK Hospital after police say he shot himself in the head while playing Russian Roulette.

Police say Ryan Wilson, 25, was drinking with some friends sometime late Thursday or early Friday at an apartment on Macey Blvd. in Vesailles. Police say at some point he grabbed a .22 caliber handgun and shot himself in a game of Russian Roulette.

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