Being shot or shooting someone is symbolic of hurtful words (curses, lies, mischief, slander, and insults) Ps. 10:7
In a sense, this image represents two different situations:
1. Out of the “starting gate” like a shot.
2. Fear of wars, as in Helmet, or more generally, fear of aggression. See Explosion, Lightning, Marksman / Hunter, Fireworks, Shooting.
In classical depth psychology, a sexual image: emission / ejaculation dream, sexual aggression. It can symbolize the aggressor as well as the victim. This aggression is not necessarily negative, because it can also express sexual freedom, reaching the goal (gratification, orgasm).
If you dream of shooting someone with a gun, your reputation is going to suffer in some way.
If you get shot, you will be annoyed by a nasty person.
If you hear the sound of shooting in your dream, this means that selfishness will be the cause of unhappiness between you and someone you love. Also see “Gun”.
1. If wound is self-inﬂicted, one is punishing oneself for some action one feels guilty about.
2. If someone else is shot, that person is being punished for some shameful action.
If you dream that you are shot you may be the victim of losses and subsequent despondency. See Corpse
See Shoot, Bullet and Kill.
To dream that you are shot, and are feeling the sensations of dying, denotes that you are to meet unexpected abuse from the ill feelings of friends, but if you escape death by waking, you will be fully reconciled with them later on.
To dream that a preacher shoots you, signifies that you will be annoyed by some friend advancing views condemnatory to those entertained by yourself.