Lawsuit says hero who stopped gunman shot without warning

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I remember this story from a year ago. Great that the guy neutralized a threat. Really dumb that he picked up the perp’s rifle. Sad outcome all around.

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Yea, I think about that kind of stuff. You neutralize a threat just as the police show up. What do they see, people on the ground bleeding and you standing there with a gun… That’s a tough deal.

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That right there.

When shots have been fired, you absolutely do not want to have a firearm and ESPECIALLY rifle in your hands.

It’s rare for a law abiding person who is not in uniform (word uniform used loosely, since sometimes they are indistinguishable from deployed military) to have a long gun in their hands at the location of a shooting. Very rare.

If you are going to be the hero in this situation, get your gun away or out of your hands ASAP and definitely don’t pick up the rifle.

Sucks.

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