Tavares Colbert, a 36-year-old Oklahoma City native was jailed after he told police he shot himself in the genitals by accident.
According to reports, the police were called at 9 a.m. Saturday to the emergency room at a local hospital, where officers found Colbert bleeding.
Colbert told police he found the gun in Kansas and had planned to sell it in a convenience store parking lot. However, on the way to selling it he pulled over to make sure the gun was working properly when he shot himself.
Panicked, Colbert drove himself to be treated at a hospital where he was subsequently arrested because as a convicted felon he is not allowed to carry a firearm.