Thomas Edison did it and filmed it. Except he didn't use a gun, he wired up a famous circus elephant and electrocuted it - trying to prove that his (DC) electrical system was safer than Westinghouse's (AC) system.1,500 people attended the event, and the film was seen by millions.By many reports Edison was a creep; ask Nikolai Tesla, who was stiffed out of a promised bonus by Edison and who departed, and built Westinghouse into a worthy rival to GE, which (following Edison's death) converted from DC to AC as well.
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