Unconventional gun use life save: shoots tow truck chain to save suffocating driver

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    Unconventional gun use life save: shoots tow truck chain to save suffocating driver

    Another unconventional use of a firearm. Man shoots chain apart to save tow truck driver from suffocation.

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    Man uses gun to save tow truck driver's life - fox59.com


    Middlebrooks made a split-second decision, grabbing his handgun out of his truck and firing nine shots at the chain, eventually dislodging it. Bystanders rushed to help the driver.
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    Lucky for the shooter that chain was "life-threatening"!
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    Wonder if the news reporter mistook a cable on the truck for a chain.I have a hard time believing a pistol is going to be able to shoot through a thick chain like that.
    OTOH, a cable, yeah.
    Scary situation just the same.
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    Oh common, oneshot. Don't you watch the movies? Happen all the time.
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    I want to see one-shot-stop statistics for every caliber on chains.
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    More proof that a firearm is a tool. Thanks for the post!

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    It looks like he shot through the metal cable clamp,he used his brains and shot where it was rigidly attached to the post,I probably would have grabbed my tow strap had them hook to the rear of the vehicle and I would have pulled the vehicle back
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    I give that guy credit for quick thinking. If the driver had been unconscious for 5 minutes he didn't have much time left.
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