I have heard of pretty creative ways to get out of court, but this one takes the cake.  Well then again maybe not when you consider what this dude is facing.

A young man tried to avoid a court date by getting himself shot. The young man a, burglary suspect who was scheduled to appear in court this morning at 9am asked a friend to shoot him in the hand so he wouldn’t have to go to court.

Very creative! Read the full story at TuscaloosaNews.com