On a recent MythBusters episode they asked the question:
“Is it possible to shoot a gun out of a bad guy’s hand”
Fly to Your Dreams Blog has a good writeup including some of his observations.
I agree with all his points. But here is an idea…
Why risk collateral damage when some scumbag is doing something threatening with a gun? Do the world a favor and just shoot him.
Disarming someone with a bullet does make for good family friendly T.V. though: