Today being the 4th of July, I have an appropriate post. Yesterday while cycling through the neighborhood, I heard a whoosh and then a thud in the grass about 8 feet from me. I looked down and there was a smoking shell of rocket that had just been fired about 4 houses from my location. I heard some little kid asking their parent where the rocket went to and I bent down and picked it up. I then held it up and put in my bicycle basket and cycled away.
I am not sure of what the trajectory was but I had my helmet and sunglasses on so I do not think it would have hurt me if I had been hit. Still it is not something I have happen everyday.