Yesterday The Washington Times posted an article about an incident in an Alabama McDonald’s.
The article reports:
Once again: The Second Amendment saves.
The father, who hasn’t been publicly named, was leaving the fast food place on Saturday when a masked man walked in and began shooting.
The dad then pulled his own weapon and started firing at the masked shooter — becoming the shooter’s target in the process.
The father sustained life-threatening injuries, according to WBRC. His son is recovering from his own gun-related injuries. The masked gunman, meanwhile, died from wounds suffered during the incident.
Police aren’t sure what the masked gunman was after — whether he was trying to rob McDonald’s or shoot someone within the establishment. But what’s sure is the father is not going to be charged.
The thing that stopped the shooting from being a massacre was a good guy with a gun who shot the bad guy with a gun, Thank God for gun rights in America.
The article concludes:
Simply put: If it hadn’t been for that armed dad, the bloodshed would’ve been a lot worse. If not for his gun-toting self, the media reports on this would be a lot different, a lot more tragic, and the focus would be on how many were murdered, not saved.
“The shooting took place at the McDonald’s across from Princeton Hospital,” WBRC reported. “A masked man entered the restaurant when an employee opened the door for a father and his sons to leave. The masked man then opened fire in the restaurant. At that point, the father began shooting at the masked man.”
Aside from the father and one of his sons, nobody else was reported injured. Nobody else, aside from the masked gunman, was killed.
This unidentified father deserves a hero’s award for quick and life-saving thinking. Once again, it’s a case of the Second Amendment saving untold numbers from disaster.