Originally Posted by fullspeed1
I recently attempted to work up a traumatic arrest secondary to a single .22lr round to the left lower chest wall. Dude suffered a left sided tension hemo/pnuemo and may have have a ripped aorta from the internal deflection of the round. That was just a single round, I can only imagine what multiple 22lr rounds in the kill zone would do.....Hey, but it's better than nothing, RIGHT???
I tell people my similar story to above with a single .22 shot to the chest. If a .22 can do so much damage, I remind myself- yeah, a 9mm will also ruin our day.