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Surviving an Active Shooter Event
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“Yeah...after viewing them using chairs and fire extinguishers to fight back, it isn't a huge leap of logic to conclude that concealed carry would be a much better alternative.”
“So ... ummmm ... can I get information on surviving a non-active shooter event?
Thank you in advance ...”
“Sure Q, just keep breathing.”
“Good idea rounding up more people to escape with you.....that way if you happen to chance upon the shooter, there'll be more obstacles between you and the shooter.”
“Nah, Stan, if you look at the medical stats for gunshot injuries in crowds, you find that more wounds are created by bone shards and gristle propelled along the bullet paths than are created by the rounds themselves...kinda like standing in front of a plate glass window when it's shattered...
Hope this helps.”
secondary projectiles bone shards”
“but what is the statistic for fatal wounds between actual bullets and bone shards?”
“This is all you need to know if you like fast forward to the 1:10 mark
“"“Sure Q, just keep breathing.”
But, there's still this one thing ....
What is the difference between an active and non-active shooter event?
Seriously; this ain't no knock-knock/pull my finger joke.”
“I'm guessing active would be where you know where the shooter is and he is still shooting.
Non-active would be where you heard shots and saw damage but the shooters whereabouts are unknown.
Each situation might require a different strategy on a bystander's part.”
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