Media ignores hero who stops mass shooting with legal gun

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Media ignores hero who stops mass shooting with legal gun

Postby Bill Whatcott » Thu Jun 30, 2016 10:53 pm

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Jody Ray Thompson was prevented from carrying out a mass shooting by a legal gun owner

Concealed Carrier Shuts Down Active Shooter at SC Nightclub
Fox News Insider
June 30, 2016
http://insider.foxnews.com/2016/06/30/c ... -nightclub

A concealed carrier is being credited with preventing further violence at a South Carolina nightclub.

Spartanburg County deputies say 32-year-old Jody Ray Thompson got into an argument outside Playoffz nightclub in Lyman early Sunday morning. He then opened fire into the nearby crowd, wounding three people.

A man fired back at Thompson in self-defense, striking him in the leg.

Deputies say the hero had a valid concealed weapons permit and will not be facing charges.

None of the injuries were said to be life-threatening.

Thompson was charged with four counts of attempted murder, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, and unlawful carrying of a weapon.

The NRA chastised the media for not reporting on the incident.

Gun advocate Eden Rose wrote on Facebook, "It's almost like.. having a concealed carrier on the spot can stop active shooters."
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