Paintball war in Milwaukee going to turn deadly, expert says

Paintball war in Milwaukee going to turn deadly, expert says


>>THESE COPS AREN’T LOOKING AT,
THEY’RE NOT LOOKING AT THESE
GUNS AS A TOY. THEY’RE LOOKING AT IT LIKE, HEY,
WE WANT THIS STUFF OFF THE
STREETS. REPORTER: SHAWN HAVARD IS A
CO-OWNER OF POWER PAINTBALL IN
FRANKSVILLE. HE’S AFRAID THE PAINTBALL WAR IN
MILWAUKEE IS GOING TO TURN
DEADLY. HE SAYS UNCONTROLLED PAINTBALL
GUNS ARE DANGEROUS.>>THIS IS WHERE YOU SHOULD BE
AT HAVING FUN. NOT ON THE STREET SHOOTING AT
RANDOM PEOPLE. OR AT EACH OTHER. REPORTER: AT POWER PAINTBALL
THEY USE A RADAR GUN TO TEST,
ADJUST, AND CONTROL THE VELOCITY
OF THE PAINTBALLS DURING GAMES. THAT’S NOT HAPPENING ON THE
STREET. AND STREET PLAYERS SHOWED US
THEIR INJURIES.>>IF YOU DON’T HAVE YOUR MASK
ON, YOU’RE SHOOTING PAINTBALLS
WITHOUT YOUR MASK ON, YOU COULD
TAKE AN EYE OUT REALLY EASY. REPORTER: AT THE PAINTBALL PARK
PLAYERS USE BODY ARMOR INCLUDING
GLOVES. IN THIS CONTROLLED SETTING, THEY
EVEN HAVE LOW-IMPACT PAINTBALL
GUNS SO YOUNGER KIDS CAN PLA
SOME PAINTBALL PLAYERS ON THE
STREET ARE FREEZING THEIR
PAINTBALLS BEFORE FIRING.>>IF YOU PICK UP A ROCK AND
THROW AS HARD AS YOU CAN AT
SOMEONE. IT’S TEN TIMES WORSE THAN THAT. REPORTER: HAVARD SAYS IF STREET
PAINTBALL CONTINUES IN MILWAUKEE
AND OTHER CITIES, SOMETHING BAD
IS GOING TO HAPPEN. TERRY SATER, WISN 12 N

2 Comments

  • Natural Selection says:

    WISN 12 News, freezing paintballs doesn't make them hurt more, in most cases it makes it so the gun wont even shoot the paint because it is too brittle and breaks before it gets out of the barrel.

  • GENIX says:

    You really can even freeze paintballs because they are oil based… Nice try…

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