North America

Angry man shoots malfunctioning computer

An angry man, Lucas Hinch in Colorado Springs, United States got so frustrated with his malfunctioning computer that he  took it outside and shot it eight times.

He however  faces police action and was briefly detained for discharging a firearm within the city.

Reports say he did not realise he was breaking the law when he did the shooting.

A judge is due to decide what penalty he will receive.

According to police spokesman Jeff Strossner, the man "got tired of fighting with his computer for the last several months"

Local paper, Colorado Springs Gazette said he angrily shot the computer  when ctrl+alt+delete – the traditional method used to re-boot computers – "consistently did not work" expectedly causing irreparable damage to the system.

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