Jose Canseco says finger 'fell off' during poker tournament

In a bizarre series of tweets, former baseball star Jose Canseco said the finger he accidentally shot off last month "fell off" during a poker tournament Thursday night.

"I knew something crazy was going to happen with this ... finger cause it felt like it was falling off," Canseco tweeted Friday.

Canseco, who seemed oddly chipper for someone who had just lost a finger, also claimed that someone captured the incident on video.

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"This guy called my agent and sold him the video of my finger falling off," Canseco tweeted. "It looks kinda funny. LOL."

On Oct. 28, Canseco was cleaning his gun in the kitchen of his Las Vegas home when the weapon fired and shot off a finger on his left hand, police said. He reportedly had surgery to reattach the finger.

"My finger should have been amputated from the beginning," Canseco said Friday.

Scroll down to read the complete story posted to Canseco's Twitter account(WARNING: Not for the faint of heart.)

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