Teen Eats Hallucinogenic, Shoots Himself
A Florida teenager says he shot himself in the forehead in an attempt to “wake up from the bad nightmare” after he ate hallucinogenic mushrooms.
The 17-year-old DeLand boy, whose name was not reported, took the drugs with friends Tuesday, the Orlando Sentinel reported.
When his friends left him, he fell asleep, only to wake up a short time later thinking he was in a dream.
The teen told deputies he felt like he was in a nightmare and could not escape his house. He said he then went into his parents’ bedroom, found their .22-caliber rifle and shot himself in the forehead.