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A sport in which marble-sized gelatin capsules filled with a nontoxic dye are shot at speeds of 300 kph/200 mph. Paintball-related eye injuries are common and include cataracts, retinal tears/detachment and damage to lens and optic nerve; 50% of eye injuries result in permanent blindness in the affected eye

paintball

Sports medicine A sport in which marble-sized gelatin capsules filled with a nontoxic dye are shot at speeds of 300 kph/200 mph Warning: Paintball-related eye injuries are common and include cataracts, retinal tears/detachment and damage to lens and optic nerve; 50% of eye injuries result in permanent blindness in affected eye; protective masks are a must; other players must KNOW you're in “time out” to clean goggles
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The Los Angeles Police Department's Southwest and 77th divisions held a news conference to address the rise in paintball attacks being posted online.
Staffordshire and District Paintball Club (SAD) has more than 100 members, supporting 12 competitive teams, with players ranging from complete novices to aspiring pros.
In Atlanta on April 1, three year old T'Rhigi Diggs was killed by a stray bullet after a 15-year-old allegedly opened fire at a car that had peppered him and others in a parking lot with paintballs. The teen, Christopher Cullins, was arrested 10 days later from his middle school and charged as an adult with murder.
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War games with paintball pellets have become increasingly popular, but it can result in severe ocular injuries if proper ocular protection is not used.
Seven blocks away, Chaim Klein, 62, was also attacked and hit with a paintball. Similar incidents several months ago, in which religious Jews in the area were also targeted with a paintball gun, have led police to believe the attacks are linked and likely constitute hate crimes.
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Since traditional rockets have violent takeoffs that could possibly cause the paintballs to burst prematurely, the more practical way of delivering the paintballs would be to make them in orbit, then use spacecraft to deliver them.
Anyone owning a paintball gun knows exactly how dangerous they are -so I don''t buy into the fact it could be a prank.
Owner Rick O'Connor, who also owns Blu Sky Creative Services, a web programming and design business, said he and his friends have been paintballing for years and the lack of a paintball shop in Bellingham has put them in some awkward situations.
Paintball Palace is seeking partnerships with suppliers of paintballs and paintball equipment as well suppliers of Astroturf/artificial grass.