A subject eneterd a mall and began shooting people with a assualt rifle….
This has happened over and OVER in America…
In this case?
The ending comes out different….
A person in the mall was armed himself….
He stepped forward and engaged the shooter in a gun fight in the mall….
Killing him …..
Thank Goodness there was no ‘collateral’ gunshot injuries….
Instead, an armed bystander engaged the attacker and killed him in a shootout, firing 10 rounds as shoppers fled the scene, authorities said. Three other people were killed and two were injured, including a 12-year-old girl, during the latest spasm of violence in what has been an unrelenting string of high-profile public mass shootings in recent months.
The Greenwood incident is unique, however, because it became one of the rare instances of an armed civilian successfully intervening to end a mass shooting, adding more fuel to a national debate about the role of bystanders during an active shooter attack….
“Many more people would’ve died last night if not for a responsible armed citizen that took action very quickly, within the first two minutes of this shooting,” Greenwood Police Chief Jim Ison said at a news conference Monday afternoon.
Investigators identified the gunman as Jonathan Douglas Sapirman, 20, and they said his motive remains unclear but that he planned the attack. Sapirman arrived at Greenwood Park Mall with two rifles, a handgun and more than 100 rounds of ammo, police said, firing two dozen shots before 22-year-old Elisjsha Dicken killed him with a 9-millimeter pistol. Dicken, who was shopping with his girlfriend, was “lawfully carrying” his weapon and is cooperating with the investigation, Ison said….