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Jose Canseco tweeted photos of the finger he nearly shot off

The former baseball star is not expected to regain use of his middle finger.

Jose Canseco and his fiancée Leila Knight shared a couple photos of the former slugger's hand on Twitter.

Canseco nearly shot off his own middle finger while cleaning his gun earlier in the week and according to New York Magazine, there's basically no chance he'll be able to use the finger again.

The middle finger was hanging by a thread, and I wrapped his hand in a towel and then called 911. The doctors said they would either have to amputate or do reconstructive surgery. But if they do surgery, he won't be able to use it again. He blew away an artery and a big bone chunk."

Ouch.