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Re: More reasons for suppressors



At 11:28 PM 01/06/2000 -1000, Reese wrote:
>At 10:54 PM 1/6/00 -0800, Bill Stewart wrote:
>>>More reason to talk to Louigi about that silencer...
>>>
>>>L.A. Sheriff Shows Off High-Tech Hardware - (LOS
>
>>>The illegal practice of firing into the air has resulted in 
>>>numerous injuries and deaths over the years. 
>>I lost a high school classmate to random gunshots;
>>some kid was cleaning his gun in his garage and shot at a bird or something.
>
>Sounds like a "falling bullet" fallacy to me.  Was the "kid" next door?
>
>Falling bullets fall, at not more than ~300 fps - that's red rider bb gun @
>20 ft velocities, or nearly super whammo sling shot velocities, for a .30
>cal 150 gr. bullet @ ~5 ft.
>Was this person hit by an errant bullet, that "fell" through a window?
>Sounds like a good reason to divest from glass, and invest in Lexan
>(kevlar, spectra, etc.)

Gary was outside, attending a lacrosse game.
Bullet hit him in the head and killed him.
What I heard from his friends was that the shooter was about 1/4 mile away,
but that can't be treated with any level of precision.
				Thanks! 
					Bill
Bill Stewart, [email protected]
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