Crossbows Don't Kill People, People Kill People

medic417

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mycrofft

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Maybe he was cleaning it?
Or shot it straight up then waited under it?

Were his shoes on or off? (Suicides using shoulder fired weapons often use a toe to push the trigger).
 

mycrofft

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Outgoing.

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Crossbow (ballista) as IFA*.

(indirect fire artillery)

http://www.siegetheday.info/pics/pennsic_xxxvii.htm
 
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bigbaldguy

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He probably had a really annoying piece of popcorn stuck in his teeth looked around for something to get it out with, saw the cross bow and thought, "screw it what's the worst that can happen" KUTHUNK!
 

JPINFV

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Did he take an arrow to the knee first?
 

mycrofft

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"It's called a bolt, not an arrow".
Adrian Paul as DUncan McLeod, "The Highlander".
 

mycrofft

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The crossbow was a throw down these guys kept on hand in case of accidents.

"Hey, Mister, can we get our bolt back?".
 
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