“Officers from Richmond Police District were called to a residential address in Nimbin, northern New South Wales on Wednesday, where a 43-year-old man said he had been the victim of a bow and arrow attack,” News.co.au reports. “At about 9am, the victim drove into his driveway on Nimbin Road and got out of his car. He said he noticed another man, who is known to him, standing outside his property allegedly armed with a bow and arrow.”
“The resident held up his mobile phone to take a photograph of the armed man, who then engaged the bow and was ready to fire,” News.co.au reports. “It’s alleged the man fired the arrow at the resident which pierced through the man’s mobile phone causing the phone to hit him in the chin.”
“It left a small laceration that didn’t require medical treatment,” News.co.au reports. “A 39-year-old man was arrested at the scene.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Pointedly, an Apple product saves yet another life!
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Al” for the heads up.]
Bow and arrow, huh… He should have spared his iPhone and used it for what it was designed for and that would be for him to call the calvary!
“Calvary”? What good would a crucifixion site outside the walls of Jerusalem have done him? Better to have an iPhone in hand, methinks, than a Roman/Christian execution hill thousands of miles away.
Wow! I know we’re a bit technologically backwards here (often because of the inflated prices) but I didn’t realize it affected some people so badly.
BAN ALL BOWS AND ARROWS! FAILING THAT, LIMIT QUIVER CAPACITIES!
Maybe now the unwashed Aussie masses will understand the urgent need for common sense bow control.
Siri: “I’m sorry. I didn’t get that, Pierce.”
A little “William Tell” action.
That’s not an arrow. THAT’s an arrow:
(Apologies to Paul Hogan, wherever you are.)