Armed Citizens Corner: Recognizing an Opportunity For Action When The Killer’s Gun Jams

“I saw a Facebook post from friend and fellow instructor Chris Fry at Modern Defensive Training Systems. Chris posted a video of a unique shooting that happened in Brazil. Surveillance footage showed an attack on a street. The attacker walked within three feet of his intended victim and fired a shot, which missed. The shooter’s gun jammed and the victim just stood casually without moving as the shooter cleared the malfunction and fired another shot. His gun jammed again, but since he had hit his intended target with the second round, he didn’t bother to clear the jam before walking away.”

The Tactical Hermit

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By Greg Ellifritz

I’ve written quite a bit about malfunctioning guns over the years.   I published Criminals and the Guns They Carry.  That article was a study of all the unloaded broken and malfunctioning guns police take from criminals.   A couple weeks later I wrote Weapon Malfunctions in the Active Shooter Environment about how commonly killers’ guns jam when they are engaged in a shooting spree.

I guess I’m not quite done done with gun jams for awhile.

I saw a Facebook post from friend and fellow instructor Chris Fry at Modern Defensive Training Systems.  Chris posted a video of a unique shooting that happened in Brazil.  Surveillance footage showed an attack on a street.  The attacker walked within three feet of his intended victim and fired a shot, which missed.  The shooter’s gun jammed and the victim just stood casually without moving as the…

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