In Freudian dream analysis, a symbol for physical passion.

If the dreamer is the one doing the shooting, then he is consciously or unconsciously searching for a partner.

If the dreamer is the one being shot, someone out there feels desire for him.

The release, or need for release, of pent-up anger.

Again, if the dreamer is doing the shooting, she needs to control her temper and find a positive way to release her anger.

If she is the victim, then someone is angry with her.

Something important coming up, implying a need to “get out the big guns.” Astrological parallel: Mars/Uranus combinations Tarot parallel: The Tower