You'll see why.
I'll start us off by saying that everyone is fine.
The man went off on Wednesday morning to walk the dog. Here Wednesday was an official holiday and therefore (damnit) a legal hunting day. I am starting to hate hunters on a personal level I may add.
Anyway, he and Chuck went off, Chuck sporting a bell and the man a bright red Habs t-shirt.
He got up into the hills, about 10 meters from a finca (a cross between a cottage and a very small farm), the dog had been let off leash just a minute or so before, when a gun goes off really really really close to him and then he is hit in the back by either some dirt or a shot (bird shot I should add). Doesn't hurt him, just like its been thrown at him hard.
A certain amount of obscenities ring out from my darling husband - and I have to say that I heard the shot from in the house and it was FREAKING CLOSE to the village.
He stood still and silent for a loooooooooooooong time hoping that the guy would move so he could
Went to the police when he got home, as suspected, it is illegal to hunt within 500 meters - that's half a kilometer as a wee reminder- of any building or house, and (duh) you can't shoot across a road. Both of these were violated.
The cops couldn't do anything really, the guy would have taken off and certainly wasn't going to confess to it....they did, at our request do some patrols of the area so the guy might see that we had gone to the cops, but really, there was nothing we could do.
Some people, you know? You really have to wonder.
So there's the story. Can you see why I kinda didn't want to tell it?