“The bullet is still in my back,” Weiss said from his hospital bed. “It came really close to hitting my spine, which would have been a very different story.”
The incident was captured on camera by a fellow bicyclist, Reed Case, who told WWL-TV he started riding with a camera after he was shot with paintballs.
“Some other friends had the same thing happen to them,” Case said. “So it kind of inspired me to buy this to have a recording, maybe get a license plate for incidents like this."
The station reports no arrests have been made, and Weiss said he worries how far these acts of violence will escalate.
"What's the end game, where does this stop?” Weiss asked. “Do people all of a sudden start popping out with shotguns?"
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