Watching Ezra (Ian Harding) get shot in the Pretty Little Liars Season 4 finale was pretty traumatic, but from the looks of Ian’s recent photo, it was tons of fun to film. Check out Ian all smiles after Ezra’s near-death experience.

“#Flashbackfriday @ianmharding haha #ezragotshot,” Sasha Pieterse (Ali) captioned the Instagram shot of Ian lying on the ground with a blood spot on the front of his shirt a big grin on his face. He is also giving the camera a big thumbs up. Basically, he’s taking this whole Ezra-got-shot thing pretty well.

To be fair, it is a pretty dramatic turn in his role, which is always exciting for an actor. Defending the Liars also goes a long way toward redeeming Ezra as the creeper who watched their every move. And, it’s a lot easier to find the situation humorous, perhaps, when you know that your character will survive the bullet. Ezra will be back for Season 5 — something we can all smile about.


We’re guessing Ian’s on-screen counterpart is less excited about the shooting. Not only is his life currently hanging in the balance, but he seems to know who shot him — or, at least he thinks he knows. We’re guessing it’s someone near and dear to all of our hearts — maybe even Toby. Regardless of who it is, that’s gotta hurt.

Who do you think shot Ezra? Sound off in the comments below!

Catch the next episode of Pretty Little Liars on June 10, 2014 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

Kayti Burt is a contributing writer for Wetpaint Entertainment with a penchant for all things pop culture. Follow her on Twitter and Google+!