I've seen it done(from a safe distance
), but I wouldn't try it unless I was in a life or death situation. If your about to die anyway what's the risk? Otherwise...safety always. Not first.
The number one cause of death in the 20th century. 290,000,000 citizens were first disarmed and then murdered by their own governments. This number does not include those killed in war.
We're from the government, we're here to help