10 Black Friday Horror Stories

Pepper Sprayed
This woman holds up a can of pepper spray, similar to the one used by the shopper intent on snagging an Xbox away from other customers. Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Here's one way to make sure you get your hands on the goodies: Keep the rest of the crowd away with some pepper spray.

That's what one woman did in her bid to snag a video game console on sale at a Wal-Mart in 2011. She sprayed about 10 fellow Black Friday shoppers, and somehow was able to pay for her items and leave without being stopped [source: CNN].