This is a discussion on Good: Good guy with a gun drops 2 robbers at 7-11 within the In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by Novarider "He said to her, "Nobody's gonna point a gun at me and get away with it."" That might get him in ...
Given the context of a guy taking the opportunity although now moot, by a critical reading of the OP's link, how is one so intimately involved as having a gun pointed at them and who fights such force and fire with same a "bystander"? He has an immediate visceral interest in stopping the threat of gun violence.
-Blackstone’s Commentaries 145–146, n. 42 (1803) in District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008)Americans understood the right of self-preservation as permitting a citizen to repel force by force
when the intervention of society... may be too late to prevent an injury.