Security at Tom Brady-Gisele Bundchen wedding may have shot at photographers

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Tbd-bradygisele040709 Apparently Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen got married for something like the 12th time on Saturday, this time in Costa Rica, but we really don't care about that. But People does say some folks might have gotten shot at, so that approaches exciting.

Police have confirmed that armed bodyguards for the couple opened fire on press photographers in an SUV at the event. Two photogs were in the vehicle at the time. Those bodyguards obviously misunderstood when they said they were shooters.

"I was returning from taking some photos of the wedding, and when I got to my car, right in front of the property, there was an American guard and he was trying to detain me," Agence France Press Central American bureau chief Yuri Cortez says. "He wanted to take my camera, my (memory) card, for me to show him the photos I had taken. And I told him no."

Cortez says one bodyguard pinned his arm behind his back and grabbed his backpack as additional security arrive. A photog friend, Carlos Aviles, suggested they leave as more people arrived and demanded to see what photos had been taken. Cortez and Aviles started to drive away when the heaters came out.

"My friend said he heard them say, 'Stop, or I'll shoot your tires!' But when I heard the shot, I thought my friend had been shot," says Cortez. "I heard the impact (on the back windshield), and when I looked into the mirror and saw that the guy had a pistol, I said, 'Watch out, the guy has a gun!' Then immediately we heard the impact (of the bullet). We just hit the gas and sped off ducking down as low as we could in our seats."

An investigation has been ordered by local police. We're sure the two paparazzi will beat the private army hired by the NFL superstar and the Brazilian superstar, because that's the way justice works!

[Photo: Getty Images]

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