09/30/2014 01:07 EDT | Updated 11/30/2014 05:59 EST

Wile E. Coyote gloating? Calgary man aims at wolflike critters but shoots self

CALGARY - Eternally outsmarted cartoon character Wile E. Coyote has come out on top for once.

Calgary police say a man was aiming at the real-life critters on his rural property southeast of the city when he accidentally shot himself in the arm.

They say he wasn’t breaking any laws by shooting coyotes on his own land, but officers are still investigating.

The man’s injuries are not serious.