(NEWSER) – Deleon Smith, a 19-year-old father of two young girls, was supposed to start community college in Houston today.

Instead, he's in the news as the latest person to die because of a spectacularly ill-advised selfie. Police say the teenager and his cousin apparently found a gun yesterday, and Smith was taking photos with the loaded weapon and uploading them to social media when he accidentally shot himself in the throat, Click2Houston reports.

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