To dream of a gun represents will power or the power to control decisions. Whoever holds the gun in a dream reflects what personality traits or situations are control your decision making. If you hold the gun in a dream it reflects your will power or interest in making a choice.
If you shoot someone with a gun it symbolizes a decision. Shooting a bad person may reflect overcoming negative thinking patterns by believing in yourself or doing the right thing. Shooting a good person may reflect surrendering to negative emotions or thinking patterns. It may also reflect choosing to be bad or immoral.
To dream of being shot with a gun represents a decision that has failed or embarrassed you. A bad choice you’ve made that has made a situation turn on you. It may also reflect someone else that you feel is intentionally making the decision to fail you, embarrass you, or get back at you. Feeling that someone else’s decision has caused you a lot pain or loss.
Bad people with guns represent negative personality traits that control your decision making (e.g. fears, guilt, or dishonesty). It may also reflect a bad situation that you fear could get out of control. A person or situation that you feel has power or control over you. An inner bully that operating like an inner bully. Good people with guns are positive personality traits that are effecting your decisions (e.g. courage, confidence, honesty). Good judgment.
To dream of gun that doesn’t work or jams up symbolizes a lack of will, courage, or power to carry out a decision. You don’t have what it takes to resist a problem or make an important decision.
To dream of loading a gun represents preparation to make a decision or exact power on someone. It may also reflect you believing in yourself before confronting a problem. To see someone else loading a gun may reflect some aspect of yourself or a situation that is becoming resistant.
To dream of accidentally shooting yourself with a gun represents screwing yourself in life in some way with a significant oversight. Not being careful or responsible enough with the power your hold. To dream of shooting yourself with a gun on purpose represents self-imposed failure. Choosing to lose with a significant choice.
Example: A woman dreamed seeing someone point a gun at a man. In waking life she was having an heated debate with someone that she felt could explode with anger at her if she wasn’t careful. The gun reflected the decision to explode with anger that held power over her.
Example 2: A boy dreamed of seeing men pointing a gun at him. In waking life he felt his teacher was singling him out for embarrassment.