That has got to be one stout tooth !

Shooting victim thanks gold tooth
Bullet apparently ricocheted offWednesday, February 23, 2011 By Danny MonteverdeStaff writer
Walter Davis may have been saved by the shiny, gold skin of his tooth.

Davis was shot this month during an argument with his younger brother about drugs, according to New Orleans police. The bullet that was meant for him, Davis told paramedics, ricocheted off a gold tooth and saved his life.

According to police, Waltdell Davis, 20, shot his brother with a .22-caliber Smith and Wesson revolver on the afternoon of Feb. 7. The argument began after Walter Davis smoked his brother's marijuana, police told the Uptown Messenger, a neighborhood news website.