81
      Friday
      85 / 73
      Saturday
      85 / 74
      Sunday
      85 / 74

      Police say Conway man accidentally shot himself in the head while watching movie

      Horry County police say a Conway man shot himself in the head with a revolver while watching a movie Friday morning, according to the report.

      It happened about 2:50 a.m. at 3140 Wayside Road.

      Witnesses told police James Gagum, 43, was sitting in the recliner when he put the gun to his head after watching a scene in the movie and said, "That's not how it's done." He began pulling the trigger and on the third pull, the gun went off, according to the report.

      EMS was called and pronounced Gagum dead at the scene.

      We previously interviewed James Gagum in connection with this story. Gagum shot and killed an intruder in his home in April 2010.