26-year-old Michigan man is killed by exploding cannon during backyard baby shower

Evan Thomas Silva, 26, (pictured, left) was fatally injured after a cannon fired during a party malfunctioned, sending shrapnel flying in Genesee County, Michigan on Saturday evening (property pictured, right). The small device that was fired in the backyard of a home by the homeowner blew up, spraying metal shrapnel that struck Silva, who was standing 10 to 15 feet away from it. The 26-year-old was rushed in serious condition to Hurley Medical Center in Flint, where he later died.

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SOURCE: Daily Mail