So much more effective than scaring someone the old fashioned way by sneaking up on them and yelling something.
Two soldiers, joined by a third man, were drinking alcohol and watching football at the time of the Sunday night incident, authorities said.
“The victim had the hiccups. The suspect (Pfc. Patrick Edward Myers, 27) pulled out a gun to scare him in order to stop the hiccups” and shot the victim (Pfc. Isaac Lawrence Young, 22) in the face killing him.
Full story – CNN
Tragic. Another reminder not to hang around stupid people, even if they are a friend of a friend.
I bet Patrick will be affectionately known as “Hiccups” in prison.
Hat tip: Chris, Leslie