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Another One Bites The Dust

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Johnmelad, 12 May 2009.

  1. Johnmelad

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    Man shot dead by armed police officers after firing crossbow at them.

    A shame when anyone has to be shot dead, especially when they are obviously suffering from a mental illness.

    But a crossbow can be more accurate and do as much damage (if not more) than some handguns.

    Different story so started a new thread. :(

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  2. JOHNBOY42

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    Yes guns are dangerous...after this man with mental illness fired the crossbow could he have been taken down with a rubber bullet, bean bag maybe..............nah......................just use the old faithful and kill him
     
  3. Johnmelad

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    [​IMG]

    Is this what you would hit him with?
     
  4. ColJack

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    he'd been firing indiscriminately out of the window for some time..
    20 evidence markers suggest that a lot of bolts were fired..

    rubber bullets would just bounce off a window, same as a beanbag round....
     
  5. joe-90

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    Why didn't they wait until he was out of ammo?
     
  6. dave.m

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    Sorry, but "Job Done!"
     
  7. ColJack

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    and they would know exactly how many crossbow bolts he had, how?
     
  8. joe-90

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    Not really like a machine gun is it? A riot shield would protect the cops going in.
     
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    You do get Bolts that will go through riot shields very easily and repeating crossbows , its not like what we made as kids with a wooden clothes peg that stung a bit when it hit ya :rolleyes:
     
  10. joe-90

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    They won't go through carbon fibre.
     
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    Armour piercing bolt on a 175lb draw leaving the bow at 400 feet per second i know wahat i would not be standing behind :rolleyes:
     
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