Verbally confronting a guy who is already shooting people is generally a bad idea. Add to that he has a rifle and it becomes a worse idea.
Since we began teaching response to active shooter (over 10 years ago), we’ve taught shoot first, shoot last, talk later.
Self defense instructor
Tue 11/22/2005 6:34 PM
Insights Training Email Group
Commenting on a report that an armed citizen drew his gun but did not shoot when confronted with an active shooter in a shopping mall.