Video posted online shows a man fire a .500 Smith & Wesson firearm for the first time — and then run in pure panic when he realized its ramifications.
After the man pulls the trigger, appearing to fire a round at a target pinned on a tree trunk, footage shows the piece of timber fall down toward him.
"Watch out! Move! Move!" the man filming shouted. "Oh sh**!"
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Video of the aftermath revealed that the bullet had split the tree's trunk, resulting in it collapsing to the ground.
"Wow," one of the individuals could be heard saying on camera.
The video, verified by Jukin Media, indicated the incident took place on Oct. 11. At the time of publication, it had amassed nearly 120,000 views.
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