Talk about a shocking bucket list.
Police in central Ohio helped fulfill a teenage leukemia patient’s wish of wanting to use a stun gun on someone.
On Sunday, Alyssa Elkins (above) crossed off the electrifying bucket list entry after a bit of training from the Newark Police Dept.
Once she got the hang of it, the 16-year-old zapped Sgt. Doug Bline — among the first of officers who had volunteered as tribute — while a crowd of supporters watched.
Guided by spotters, Bline winced and fell onto a mat — but he said the unpleasant situation was “well worth it.” He told AP:
“It is unpleasant to say the least, but if for five seconds if it makes somebody’s kind of dream come true, especially in her situation, I think it was well worth it.”
Alyssa had made her bucket list earlier this month, after her leukemia returned and she decided not to undergo further treatment, which means she’d likely just have a few months to live.
The teen added the taser entry to her list half-jokingly after remembering a video of her uncle Josh Barry being hit with a stun gun during his training to become a state trooper.
Barry volunteered to get shocked as well on Sunday, giving Alyssa a second chance to use the taser — which she described as “awesome.”
Alyssa’s remaining wish list isn’t that shocking; the teen wants to visit New York, Cedar Point, and is planning a family trip to Disney World in February.
Ch-ch-check out the video (below) to see the heartbreaking — but totally awesome — clip.
[Image via KXAN.]