Peter Jacobsson was dashed to hospital after he shot himself in the penis, police say.
Detectives believe, a gun dropped out of his pocket, hit the ground and fired in the penis on a busy street on Wednesday.
And the bullet hit the 32-year-old’s manhood in Lincoln, Nebraska.
He had hospital treatment for gruesome injuries to his genitals, reports from local media.
The man remains in hospital in a non-life-threatening condition but has been charged with various crimes.
Luke Bonkiewicz, an officer with Lincoln Police Department, said the botched shooting took place in the evening on Wednesday near Bryan West Campus, a city’s Irvingdale medical centre.
Police believe that when the gun fell out of his pocket he was just walking the streets.