There were children inside, as well as several other people when the perpetrator opened up. A local CBS affiliate has complete details here. It’s a short read and an eloquent reminder that if you went through the trouble and training to get a permit, carry always when legal. Philadelphia Police Captain Frank Llewellyn told the station the man who took out the criminal had a permit for a gun and, “He responded and I guess he saved a lot of people in there.”
The MidwayUSA Foundation recently announced the payout of more than $2.23 million in cash grants to 612 youth shooting teams.
When U.S. forces rushed to stop the North Koreans from overrunning South Korea in 1950, there were almost no American snipers. As the battle lines stabilized, that would change, and the war would become ideal for the employment of well-equipped and well-trained snipers.