He said he shot the huge animal eight times with a .50-caliber revolver and chased it for three hours through hilly woods before finishing it off with a point-blank shot.
His father said that, just to be extra safe, he and the guides had high-powered rifles aimed and ready to fire in case the beast, with 5-inch tusks, decided to charge.
Well, gee, that ought to swell the heads of the rest of the pack at Christian Heritage Academy. This must be just the sort of thing their Jesus would do.
These good Christians deliberately made a poor beast suffer for over three hours when they could have easily done something about it.
Mike Stone is having sausage made from the rest of the animal. "We'll probably get 500 to 700 pounds," he said.I guess that makes it all OK then. They probably need the food after paying for .50 caliber revolvers, high-powered rifles and the services of hunting guides, not to mention tuition at the small, private, Christian Heritage Academy.
I might be able to respect a hunter who strives for a swift, single shot kill, but toying with an animal the way these good Christians did is nothing but contemptible.
"It feels really good," Jamison said. "It's a good accomplishment. I probably won't ever kill anything else that big."Sick.