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Good Guy with Gun Stops
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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk, 8/8/2019 11:13:08 PM

A good guy with a gun stopped a man carrying a rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition in a Springfield, Missouri, Walmart Thursday. KY3 reports that Springfield Police “responded to a call of an active shooter at the Walmart: Neighborhood Market at Republic Rd.” They arrived to find the suspect wearing “body armor and military fatigues” and being held at gunpoint by an off-duty firefighter. (Tweet) Police said the man was carrying weapons and 100 rounds of ammunition, and that he had entered the Walmart, grabbed a cart, and pushed it around the store. Police noted the suspect “was recording himself walking through the store via a cell phone.”

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The headline says it all, and the "hero" this time was a fireman. This probably is not getting much play, if any, on the "fake news" networks. Bueller?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Highlander 8/8/2019 11:25:19 PM (No. 146862)
He was recording on his cellphone, walking around inside the store. It makes me wonder if there’s a mastermind or masterminds behind this rash of shootings. Soros? Antifa?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: obdurate 8/8/2019 11:55:58 PM (No. 146867)
Missouri is a constitutional carry state! Good idea for other states to emulate IMHO.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mushroom 8/9/2019 12:20:24 AM (No. 146871)
I feel for like minded people wishing these were more publicized. The problem is you cannot prove a negative. In this case, as many others, it is a positive thing. You cannot say ' Oh he saved 15 lives or 300 lives' You just don't know and that is a blessing and a curse. A blessing that an honest person put a stop to a potential mass shooting and a curse because the pro 2nd amendment side cannot use it to start matching numbers. That is what the anti-freedom forces are exploiting. It cannot be a numbers game. They wish it, because we cannot play by those rules. They are using these isolated instances to attempt to remove the tools need to resist the subjugation of the remaining population. Personally, I will not stand for it.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 8/9/2019 12:27:25 AM (No. 146874)
When seconds mean life or death, the police are many minutes away. Wall done, sir. Well done.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 8/9/2019 12:32:58 AM (No. 146879)
Seems like #1 is onto something. Makes a good case for gun control. There is a lot of propaganda out there. I first noticed it in 2008.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Italiano 8/9/2019 12:37:29 AM (No. 146880)
Read it here. You won't read it anywhere else.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: SALady 8/9/2019 1:00:09 AM (No. 146890)
The guy with the rifle was pretty stupid, but did he break any laws?!?!?!? I'm being serious. He didn't shoot anybody. He didn't threaten anybody. It sounds like he just walked around with his rifle recording himself for some stupid stunt. I don't get the mindset that would cause anybody to do such a stunt so soon after El Paso, but I'm not sure he actually broke any laws. But thank God for the fireman who made sure it wasn't going to be an issue!!!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: bighambone 8/9/2019 1:21:24 AM (No. 146893)
It’s like the El Paso WalMart mass shooting is serving to “smoke out” the crazies, then again some of these incidents may be planned through the Internet once “crazies” are identified and egged on by people who have covert political motives to spur gun control efforts during the political funny season leading up to the 2020 election. Always remember the Democrats, their political allies, and the liberal media will do or fake anything to win the election.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Vesicant 8/9/2019 1:29:51 AM (No. 146895)
I'm surprised the cops didn't shoot the firefighter.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 8/9/2019 1:36:46 AM (No. 146896)
Another example of a “morally ill” person. So many now. Morals...Ethics...Values The “influence-peddlers” spew ill morals. Media, Hollywood, TV....
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Trigger2 8/9/2019 2:39:10 AM (No. 146901)
A good guy with a gun prevented another shooting. This is EXACTLY why demonrats want to take away gun rights for honest citizens. They want shootings because it furthers their communist agenda to disarm everybody except for the thugs who act for the demonrat party. After all, what better way to get complete control over citizens of this country who don't agree with them.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Catherine 8/9/2019 2:59:57 AM (No. 146907)
# 7 - would you rather everyone had waited until after he started shooting? Not me. It was reasonable to assume this man was going to start trouble. No logical reason at all for him to strut around, filming himself, with a rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition unless he was looking for trouble - well he got it.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 8/9/2019 5:23:02 AM (No. 146925)
This story won't see the light of day at the msm. Does make you wonder though if these throwbacks were recruited by Soros et al.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DCGIRL 8/9/2019 5:47:38 AM (No. 146932)
Young guy loaded down with ammo outside Walmart = Antifa.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: M2 8/9/2019 7:08:30 AM (No. 146972)
There is something suspicious about these attacks involving Walmart. Either this is a conspiracy to go after “Republican“ targets such as Walmart, or they are copycat attacks. Either way, this is beginning to look like a concerted effort to intimidate Deplorables. Notice that none of these attacks are directed toward leftists or ostensible leftist targets. Who is trying to jin up national fear and chaos? This is not a Republican tactic or a conservative tactic. This kind of tactic is always used by communists, socialists, anarchists such as the NBP, BLM, Antifa, and other left-wing groups.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Clinger 8/9/2019 9:14:04 AM (No. 147080)
Given what we know leftists in government have done, we need to ask ourselves what wouldn't they do. Too many of these tragedies are zero to one degree of separation from the FBI or the CIA. And we know that elements of both have been turned against us.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: ROLFNader 8/9/2019 9:28:44 AM (No. 147107)
I'm with #15 . I'm so old fashioned that if I don't like a particular store, I just stop shopping there. Guess I'm just not with it...…...
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Reply 18 - Posted by: dcbrs1216 8/9/2019 2:15:12 PM (No. 147392)
What I find strange is not one news report stated about the mass stabbing in ca showing gun laws wont stop evil..as it shows guns in good people's hands can infact save lives
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Reply 19 - Posted by: DVC 8/9/2019 2:27:00 PM (No. 147411)
The guy has a totally Russian name. And he may have actually done little or nothing illegal. I THINK that having a rifle openly carried it legal in Missouri. Loaded? May be an issue. Perhaps trespassing, IF they asked him to leave. "Keep and Bear"....... at some point we have to recognize that carrying around a "scary" rifle is "bearing arms" and shall not be infringed. And carrying a rifle on your shoulder is legal in many/most states. This will be complicated, I think. All that said - He was nuts to do it. He had a good chance of getting shot.
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