I don't get here much, but a question.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by firecop, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. firecop

    firecop New Member

    Nov 25, 2008
    Has anyone here ever been shot? I have.

    Just wondering about your experiences.

  2. rcairflr

    rcairflr Well-Known Member

    Jul 2, 2011
    Wichita, Ks
    I've never been shot, but back in the early '80s I had a pistol pointed at me, it was a very un-nerving experience to say the least.

  3. CampingJosh

    CampingJosh Well-Known Member

    Sep 25, 2007

    Shot at once, but I was never sure if it was intentional or if someone was just being irresponsible and we happened to be in the background. Bullets were hitting nearby, and we didn't stick around to find out.

    I would guess that your story was while on duty. Is that the case?
  4. terryu1

    terryu1 Armed Infidel

    Oct 16, 2009
    NE Pennsylvania
    Same with me. Was on a "drive" for deer in PA years ago and I was on the watch end of the drive. Everyone know well where everyone else will be but that did not stop on A-hole from firing when they knew they were close to the watch. Bullets hitting on the hill a few feet below me but thankfully no hits.

    Needless to say I have never participated in a "drive" again. I tend to hunt mostly on private property of some people I know.
  5. mogunner

    mogunner Well-Known Member

    Oct 31, 2011
    Eastern Missouri
    Yep. It's not a pleasant experience.
  6. Nighthawk

    Nighthawk New Member

    Aug 22, 2006
    South Central Texas
    I've had them pass close enough to hear them and that's too close.
    No never been shot.
  7. hunter29180

    hunter29180 Well-Known Member

    no comment..but i can say it hurts a WHOLE LOT!! you will willingly do almost anything to keep from being shot again....
  8. Yes, I do not recommend it, details will not be forthcoming.
  9. UncleFudd

    UncleFudd Active Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    Phoenix, Az
    What old grump said with the same punctuation.

  10. geds

    geds New Member

    Mar 27, 2011
    In my younger days as a paramedic we wound up driving through the cross fire of a pimp "protecting" his interests. Never been more scared in my life! Fortunately, he missed everyone (or we would've been called back to clean up his mess)!
  11. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    it aint fun , shoot the other mongrel first ...
  12. JohnHenry

    JohnHenry Well-Known Member

    What prompted you to ask ?

    I'm like Uncle Fudd and Old Grump ..........
  13. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    Never been hit by a bullet, but I've had the discomfort of hearing thenm 'whiz' past my ears. :mad: Very unforgettable sound.

    I have been hit in the chest by a roman candle that backfired tho. Not fun at all. :(
  14. time2shoot

    time2shoot Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2012
    Brandon SD
    Yes twice. and no i wont get into details
  15. Prizefighter

    Prizefighter New Member

    Mar 16, 2007
    North Carolina
    I'm not sure which I have more for you fellows, admiration or confusion. Not trying to prod, but if I was shot and lived to tell, I think I might be rather inclined to tell. :)

    But on the other hand, I can understand not wanting to relive the circumstances.
    Last edited: Jan 21, 2012