This is a thread about handguns, not shotguns.
There is a huge range between the hip and eye level.
As for whether gangstersshot like that or not, I spokewith a police officer some years ago who was involved in a gunfight where the shooter was during like that. Question is, did he see it on tv ?
"The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind" -Theodorus Gaza
Baby Jesus cries when the fat redneck doesn't have military-grade firepower.