saw this on tv how would everyone react?

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    saw this on tv how would everyone react?

    ok i saw this on Americas Most Wanted the other day. Its a true story. It happened back in 2003 here in Houston!

    A guy and his girlfriend are eating dinner at a restraunt. Girlfriends Ex-Boyfriend walks in and puts a single round into new boyfriends chest and runs! New boyfriend dies at hospital.

    Now say you were in the restruant when this went down. You're 2 tables away and you see everything happen.
    What would you do? Engage? Run?



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    well it depends on how big the guy is before i decide to engage and fight, and it would depend who im sitting with at the table, if im sitting with my wife and kid then i wouldnt do anything cause i wouldnt want to endanger there life and risk them getting shot.
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    Probably nothing. If the guy shoots the BF and runs, he's no longer a threat to you. Might be a 'good witness' and follow the guy (at a distance) to see what car he got into, what was on the plates if possible. Probably just stay there and try to help the injured guy as much as possible.

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    Im with Geronimo. If he runs try and be a good witness and try to keep the guy alive till the EMTs get there.

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    I would do nothing. Cpr is no good for a sucking chest wound.
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    I would call 911... Lay the guy on the floor head elevated (so he doesn't choke if he is bleeding in his lungs). Then apply direct and forceful pressure to all the main arteries I could access. Hopefully slowing down the circulation to the heart just enough to slow it down but not stop it. lol sorry I took a few nursing class. As for the other guy I would probably be praying to hard that he didn't shot me or my child to do much else till he was gone.
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    Nothing you could do but be a witness. I would presume it happened fast and the guy was gone.

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    Been there, done that...
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    Been there, done that... ?????????

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    Someone intent on this type of crime is going to be in, done, and out...before you even realize what has happened...call 911.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geronimo45 View Post
    Probably nothing. If the guy shoots the BF and runs, he's no longer a threat to you. Might be a 'good witness' and follow the guy (at a distance) to see what car he got into, what was on the plates if possible. Probably just stay there and try to help the injured guy as much as possible.
    Same here, no threat to me and mine. I'll simply try my best to be a good witness at that point. I would most likely go to assist the woman and see fi I can try to console her, but it stops there.
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    I would be the best witness that I could, can't carry in Restaurants here.

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    Good witness........and keep a sharp eye out. No telling if the nutjob might come back in to take a shot at the GF too.
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