In an effort to research the intelligence of the average robber, I ran across these few stories. We begin with a robber who shoots himself in the nuts. Unfortunately not all robbers are effective at thinning the criminal gene pool.

http://www.break.com/usercontent/2008/1/Robber-Shoots-Himself-In-The-Nuts-436014

Our next robber completes his task and proceeded to the coroners office. Forward to minute 2:00 and watch the dufus on the right also.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1OBjfN05MI

Snuffed himself. http://www.myfoxboston.com/dpp/news/local/report-would-be-robber-shoots-self-25-apx-20100814

This missed his nuts.....barely.

http://www.kvoa.com/news/tucson-robber-shoots-self/