He was wearing some kind of mouth guard, but the bullet . . . if it WAS a real bullet . . . shattered it. He said, quote, “When the bullet struck the cup, there was a high-pitched ringing in my ears and I felt an impact on the back of my throat.
“I was sure the bullet went right through my head and that I was dead.” The special actually aired in November on ABC, but it’s all over the place online right now, probably because it just aired in the UK.