Skip to comments.Sheriff's office searching for stray bullet that hit woman in the face (IL)
Posted on 02/20/2014 4:51:54 PM PST by aimhigh
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A woman was hit in the face by a bullet Wednesday afternoon while training for a job in Williamson County. . .
Authorities say the woman was hit by a bullet in the right check and the bullet then exited under her chin near her mouth. . . . . .
There is no word on if the round came from the shooting range. At the time the woman was shot in the face, authorities say there were two or three people firing high powered .223 caliber rifles at the gun range.
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.223 is NOT a “high power” caliber.
What is the “no blue sky” concept aimhigh?
“...high powered .223 caliber rifles...”
“...it’s surprising how many bullet hits show in the overhead barriers...”
You must be aiming too high.
I’ve seen bullet holes in the ceilings of most indoor ranges.Makes me wonder about some of my fellow gun owners.
Beat me to it.
Someone needs to explain to these guys that .416 Rigby is high-powered, that .300 Savage and .30-06 are high-powered ..... but those hot varmint rounds like .17 Remington, .220 Swift, and .223 are NOT "high-powered".
I wouldn't want to get hit with any of them, but "high power" is a phrase with meaning, and the writers need to discover what that is.
I was at a two week training class. During the break a guy came back from calling his wife. He was in shock. The neighbor’s kid was playing in the back yard in rural Tennessee and a bullet fired, apparently from a huge distance away, hit him in the head. They never found the culprit.
When I was cleaning my parent’s gutters in Tampa, I found four expended bullets of three different calibers. They’d hit somewhere on the roof and rolled into the gutter. Imagine the number of randomly fired rounds you’d need to find four bullets of three different calibers with such a relatively small collection surface.
I see people firing guns for celebrations in foreign countries and I’m amazed. (Though bullets fires straight up shouldn’t do much damage where the eventually land.)
This happened about 12 miles from where I live. Haven’t heard any fall out yet.
A .223 is high-powered? Not likely.
All those bullets were probably from one stupid neighbor.
Well, at least he ain’t sitting in the couch.
Give uh bruthuh his props fo at lease try enn...
Well do give us a “report” when you hear...
There on the door post was a bullet dent from what looked like a 9pm slug. I was just in shock. Broad daylight. Middle of the day.
What was disturbing was that if I, for whatever reason, "chose" to stop 3 inches shorter at the light, that bullet would have gone through the open window right into my head. The whole thing left me wondering if I had lived a good life, if I told all the people I love that I love them, if my life was complete... blah blah blah.
I decided that night I was gonna put everything in perspective and I returned to the intersection where I took the bullet... to go to that building with the murals that I had never been inside before... The only strip club in town.
I can think of few better ways to "celebrate life" than having a beer then putting a dollar between a 19 year-old girl's ti... er... breasts.
feel bad for the innocent victim of this accident. hope her injuries are not disfiguring. sheeze.
My old gunsmith friend told me in the 70s he was shooting alot of Bullseye competitions in the local police range. The hot new fad was a dead trigger for the 45 auto, it took all slack and takeup movement out. He ordered the kit and it arrived one afternoon and he hurriedly installed it, then took it to the range that night to compete. On the first target he stood sideways, extended his right arm and when the command to load came, he dropped the slide release. He had thoroughly tested the trigger in the shop but hadn’t used ammo. When the slide fell, the first round went off and as it recoiled and reloaded, the second went off. Then the third and 4th... He said he was trying to hold it down and the last round went vertical. He told me which lane to look at and next time I went, there was his line of holes down the roof.
I agree with you. I tried out a new range, where it was explained if I hit the PVC holder from where the target hangs, it would cost me $10.
I couldn’t believe that anyone could be that bad of a shot. The employee said that I wouldn’t believe how many people do it.
Sure enough, two twenty-something knuckleheads were goofing around and hit it, shattering the plastic and dropping the target.
They were yucking it up...until the range officer got to them, that is.
According to “The Sociopath Next Door,” one in 10 people are sociopaths. That’s pretty much what it would take to fire a bullet in a city. Lucky guy. Glad you’re here.
Perhaps not - and I understand your point, but if you're hit by one, it probably feels plenty powerful enough.
I had a similar experience 20 years ago. It was a Sunday night and i had driven back from visiting my parents. I lived in off campus apartments. I got home, flipped on the tv nd threw a pizza in the oven. Timer goes off i get up take out the pizza, cut the pie. Just about to sit down. KRAAAAAXK CRACK Drawbacks!. Everything goes slow mow, i am showered with plaster. I hit the deck low crawl to turn off the lights, low crawl to get my rifle, low crawl to call cops. That bullet would have gone in my right ear and exited my left ear had i been sitting on the couch. It went them all interior walls. Had i been lying in bed it would have gone in the top of my head and out my feet. This was a 9mm hollow point. It hit nothing but drywall, accidentally discharged from an apartment across the breezeway.
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