Firing Bullets into the air
I always wondered about this issue. What goes up normally comes down (unless it reaches terminal velocity).
The link is to an interesting BBC story.
Who, What, Why: How dangerous is firing a gun into the air?
The rebel advance into Tripoli has been celebrated with gunfire
Libyan rebels have celebrated their advance into Tripoli by firing guns in the air. How hazardous is this?
It is, unarguably, an emphatic way to display one's jubilation.
Shooting an automatic weapon into the sky to signal an occasion one welcomes is a popular practice in much of the world, as the footage of Libyan anti-Gaddafi forces seizing the main square of the capital city has demonstrated.