Shocking video of homemade drone shooting a handgun goes viral

Drones, Drones, and Drones

Drones make the headlines on a daily base, but this case is more troubling than usual.

A 14-second long video surfaced on YouTube showing a homemade quadcopter in midair shooting a handgun attached to it.

The footage captured 4 shots coming from the drone, which moved back a bit each time due to the gun's recoil.



This is not the first time such a DIY 'flying gun' appears online, but the most recent example is particularly troubling since the drone's design is relatively simple and not extremely expensive compared to previous cases like this one:



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Shocking video of homemade drone shooting a handgun goes viral
KNUTSFORD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 13: A youth poses as he rides a hoverboard, which are also known as self-balancing scooters and balance boards, on October 13, 2015 in Knutsford, England. The British Crown Prosecution Service have declared that the devices are illegal as they are are too unsafe to ride on the road, and too dangerous to ride on the pavement. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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