Shooting back takes too long according to some pundits. I guess time is better spent crawling under a table and shielding someone with your body. I guess two feet away is too far away to get good aim. That's not me, sorry.
"I believe the judge is a hero," Kastigar said. "I think Judge Roll is responsible for directing Mr. Barber out of the line of fire and helped save his life."
Kastigar said Loughner shot Barber, and almost simultaneously Roll moved Barber toward the ground and both crawled beneath the table, with Roll getting on top of Barber.