They Shoot Cyclists, Don’t They?

07/28/2009 10:30 AM |

The streets of Asheville, North Carolina, a picturesque town in the state’s mountainous western region, must have been crazy packed on Sunday morning, when local firefighter Charles Diez shot a cyclist in the head for biking with his family on a busy road. What’s even more ridiculous than the act itself is that the victim, Alan Simons, who was riding with his wife and three year-old child, survived the accident because the bullet got lodged in his helmet. Helmets save lives people! Local news crews missed the actual shooting, but I imagine it went something like this (minus, you know, all the dying):