Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Armed Bystander Shoots Gunman At Crowded Florida Park Back To School Event

Armed Bystander Shoots Gunman At Crowded Florida Park Back To School Event --- ===

Saturday August 4, 2018  Armed Bystander Shoots Gunman At Crowded Florida Park Back To School Event  An armed vendor lawfully licensed with gun may have prevented a mass shooting when he shot a gunman who opened fire at a back to school cookout event at a public park in Titusville Florida following a fistfight when he left and came back with a gun. (1) The event was the Peace in the City" back-to-school give-away rally. The man who was shot was not identified but was  gunman was shot in the head and airlifted to the hospital with critical life-threatening injuries. (7). The agressor shooter appeared to be in his early 20s. A video on Facebook showed the gunman was wearing or had a cloth wrapped about his head as paramedics wheeled him away and a handgun lying on the ground (6) He was shot in the head after he ran toward the crowd and was confronted by the armed vendor. Titusville police have not released his name of either shooter or any information about them. (6) There were more than 150 people including children in the crowd at the "Peace in the City" back-to-school rally. (6)   Police arrested the gunman after he was shot by the bystander. The armed bystander waited for and cooperated with officers.(2)

Footnotes

Tags
  • Good guy with gun
  • School shooting 
  • Park shooting
  • Children near shooting
  • Motive unclear


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Bystander's Defensive Shooting of Titusville Shooter Has Nothing to ...
https://reason.com/volokh/2018/08/05/bystanders-defensive-shooting-of-titusvi Florida Today (J.D. Gallop) and Spectrum News 13 have reports (which ... who fired shots, had been involved in a fistfight with another person at the park. ... The unnamed vendor then shot theshooter, whose own shots had, ...