Odds and Ends
Armed to immobilize
1 9, 6:50pm
"no good guys with guns ever seem to show up"
Are you sure? Did you check?
"In 10 incidents [out of total 50], citizens confronted the shooter. In eight of those incidents, one or more citizens safely
and successfully acted to end the shooting
In four incidents, unarmed citizens confronted or persuaded the shooter to end the shooting. In two
incidents, school staff confronted and restrained the shooter. In one incident, the citizen used
his car to thwart the shooter. In one incident, the citizen persuaded the shooter to surrender
In four incidents, citizens possessing valid firearms permits successfully stopped the shooter. In
two incidents, citizens exchanged gunfire with the shooter. In two incidents, the citizens held the
shooter at gunpoint until law enforcement arrived
In one incident, a citizen possessing a valid firearms permit exchanged gunfire with the shooter,
causing the shooter to ﬂee to another scene and continue shooting
In one incident, a citizen possessing a valid frearms permit was wounded before he could fre at the