What a Shot

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  1. Flopsweat

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  2. Joe13

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    Awesome!

    -Edited to avoid controversy over something that should be celebrated.
     
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  3. clearconscience

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    No that is freaking amazing a one hand shot while adrenaline is pumping.
    That guy deserves a medal and never have to buy another beer in his life
     
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    He probably doesn't drink beer . . . that's why he can make that shot . . .

    Sheldon
     
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    A 100 yards with a pistol is not all that amazing. A 100 yards one handed while leading horses taking a spontaneous shot? Pretty freakin amazing.
     
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    He should have saddled up, had the pony do a wheelie, waving his hat in the air and rode off into the sunset to bang some bar maiden
     
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    An outstanding shot! Congratulations Sgt Johnson!
    Looks like some officer spends quality time at the range!:s0155:
     
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    I often shoot at 100 yards with my .45. Good hits are not all that impossible.

    One handed snap shot? Nice. Want that cop in my town!
     
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  11. Lance Jacobs

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    Dude, he was holding the reins of two horses with his other hand when he made the shot. Plus it was in the middle of the night at 2:30 am

    Over a hundred yards using just one hand under those circumstances? Sorry, but your statement here is quite a whopper of an exaggeration.

    Below is a link to a video interview with Sgt Johnson and the Austin Police Chief. The Police Chief confirmed that the medical examination and ballistics testing showed that it was Johnson's bullet that hit the suspect squarely in the heart. When Johnson is asked how he managed to do it, he gives all credit to making the shot to GOD.

    To do that with just one single shot under those circumstances? He was even suffering from an ankle problem that night. He since has taken advantage of his time off street duty to get surgery to fix his ankle. But that night, his ankle was still bothering him.

    It would be much better to call this shot a miracle of God, as Johnson has done.

    http://www.kvue.com/story/news/loca...led-shooter-makes-public-appearance/19942439/

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    This was a hell of a shot, let's give this man some props!
     
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    Cheers to officer!
     
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  16. Mark W.

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    Great shot under pressure.

    BUT people shoot pistols at 100 yards all the time. Our club has a .22 LR silhouette shoot that includes 1/2 size RAM targets at 100 yards and many of the guys score very high on the event. They also shoot this same course with centerfire pistols.
     
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    How many LEOs shoot and/or practice that much?
    Most barely qualify.
    How many shootouts have you seen from less than 20 feet that miss?
     

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