My grandmother was in the Army. My mother was an Army Captain. I was a terrified kid growing up, but I still would never even imagine either one of them doing this to me. This grandmother SHOT her grandson in the leg because he kept putting his drink glass on her table.
I know, water rings are annoying and can damage the furniture. They look bad, and unless you refinish the piece, they won’t come off. But I don’t think a gun is a good way to drive the point home. Anyway, that’s what this woman did when her grandson wouldn’t listen. According to the police report, the grandson had his glass of tea on her furniture. Apparently the grandmother asked him several times to remove it. Finally, she took the drink and poured it out, leaving the room.
While grandma was out of the room, the boy got back up and poured himself another glass of tea. He set it back down on the table and went back to whatever it was he was doing. Grandma came back into the room, this time with a gun, and shot the boy in his leg. Police arrived to find the boy in the front yard, and they also found the gun, still loaded with more rounds. The grandmother was apparently not sure where the bullet hit the boy, but also said that she shouldn’t be arrested. She was charged with 2nd degree assault with a dangerous weapon.