When to Shoot and How a Carry Gun Effects Things
This is a discussion on When to Shoot and How a Carry Gun Effects Things within the Carry & Defensive Scenarios forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Bark'n
As I see it, he had a failure to recognize the threat for what it was! When he saw a man ...
October 12th, 2010 05:02 PM
I think Bark'n is right.
Originally Posted by Bark'n
It sounds like the GG just hadn't done enough "Brain Train" and "emotional" prep. It looks like he let his guard down and paid a price. (Fortunately; it didn't cost him his life.)
October 12th, 2010 06:44 PM
No, it will not stop me from carrying a 1911. If he pulled his pistol he should have fired it. Hindsight being 20/20 as it is...
I am glad he is OK, I hope I do better if I am ever in that position.
October 12th, 2010 10:39 PM
Agreed. He should have turned the other way, but most importantly should have engaged the threat a lot sooner not negotiate to go into a room with the bad guy. Doesn't matter what pistol this guy had he was going to get shot. He wasn't trained enough to use this weapon, when there is a problem you're to bring the gun up in your work space which is in front of your face to see what going on with the weapon. This is all in hind sight which is 20/20 and I wasn't there but I'm glad he lived to tell this story.
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