Parker’s years of training alerted him to the fact that opening fire on the gunman could likely do more harm than good.
“We could have opened ourselves up to be potential targets ourselves, and not knowing where SWAT was, their response time, they wouldn’t know who we were, and if we had our guns ready to shoot, they could think that we were bad guys,” said Parker, Ben Carson infamously criticized those in Oregon who stood by, claiming that he would have attacked the shooter with a group of people.
Specifically taking on NRA chief Wayne La Pierre‘s now infamous claim that “Good guys with guns kill bad guys with guns,” the veterans said that gun owners cannot simply will themselves to become heroes in high stress situations.
“I think there’s this fantasy world of gunplay in the movies, but it doesn’t really happen that way.
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