Man Shoots Himself in Heart With Nail Gun, Survives

April 6, 2012 Updated Apr 6, 2012 at 12:04 PM EDT

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Man Shoots Himself in Heart With Nail Gun, Survives

April 6, 2012 Updated Apr 6, 2012 at 12:04 PM EDT

A New Jersey man survived a shot to the heart -- via a nail gun

According to WPVI television in Philadelphia, the 52-year-old man was working on the roof of his neighbor's house last weekend when he shot himself in the right side of the heart with a 3.5-inch nail while attempting to fix his jammed nail gun.

The man had to be resuscitated while in transport to the hospital, according to the WPVI report.

Watch video and read the WPVI story HERE.