We live in the golden age of social media and people doing dumb things for clout on the internet. It’s also a time where the likelihood of being approached in public by random people and influencers is higher than ever. As annoying as it is; however, shooting the person should never be the answer.

Yeah, we’ve done our fair share of pranks, stunts and more in the name of content but let this story be a warning, there’s always a chance of messing with the wrong person.

21-year-old Tanner Cook was recording a prank video inside a Sterling, Virginia mall when he approached 31-year-old Alan Colie, who ended up allegedly shooting him in the stomach.

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