A Chesterfield, Virginia man shot by his brother during an argument miraculously survived after coughing up the bullet in front of investigators.
The brother who allegedly fired the gun was taken into custody but later released.
According to NBC12:
The violent shooting off the 7,400 block of Hickory Road happened just before 6 pm It’s still unclear what sparked the argument between the brothers.
Police say a 23-year-old man living in a mobile home, had a severe showdown with his older brother. The visiting brother came to check on his sibling, after alleged prior arguments and word that the younger brother shot off a gun inside the home.
Police say the older brother claims his younger brother flashed a gun. The older brother then shot the younger brother in the face and neck. He told police it was in self-defense.
The older brother called 911 and waited for emergency crews. His wounded brother rushed to the hospital. The man spit up a bullet that passed through his nose.
Police are looking to question the brother in the hospital. No charges have been filed at this time.
SOURCE: NBC 12 | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty