Home > Medical > First aid > Wounds and bleeding 13 March 2019 WATCH: What really happens when you get shot? We see it happen in movies and on television, but no one wants to experience it in real life. So, what really happens when you get shot? WARNING: This video contains violent movie scenes. 0 What really happens to your body if you're unfortunate enough to be shot? How does human biology try to react? And when should you really start to worry?WARNING: This video contains violent movie scenes.Image credit: iStock Related articles In the US, gunshot survival carries a high price tag Gun control debates in America mainly centre on mortality rates. Researchers from Stanford University turned the lens on the cost of medical care of surviving victims. How much gun violence do your kids see in movies? According to an expert, viewing violent media content has many negative effects, including desensitisation, a distorted view of reality and aggressive behaviour. Movie violence doesn't make kids violent Researchers found that as movies became more violent, overall rates of murder and violence actually fell.