Beware of the crossbow

Captain Jack

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BBC News - Holyhead crossbow shooting: Man, 74, in critical condition

 
sonic1

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So he was aligning his dish around midnight and got shot WTF ?
 
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He might have been shot (or bolted) any time in the evening according to the report.

Some crossbows on sale are as effective as rifles, the mass x velocity equation rarely makes a mistake.

Best catch the owner and put him on target watch.
 
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Terrible news seems like a nice peaceful area is nowhere safe today from crazy people,
I hope he pulls through.
 
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Just goes to show that it ain't the guns that kill people, it's the idiots pulling the trigger that kill people... :-doh
 
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PaulR

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I'm surprised that the unit treating him was in Stoke. That's got to be a three hour journey unless he was helicoptered there.
 
Adam792

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UHNM Stoke is a major trauma centre covering a pretty wide area.
 
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Mr Corrigan was at Stoke having first been treated at Bangor.
 
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Well, the hospital outside of Bangor (is it still called the C&A?) has a helipad so a helicopter could have been involved both arriving and departing.
 
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