Fashion Mall Shooting Incident in Murray, UT

A summery of my take on the Fashion Place Mall shooting incident and what should a trained concealed carrier do if one were near or around where a similar incident.
I prefer to wait 24 to 48 hours before saying anything and making any comments after a larger scale shooting incident. This morning, more information is out, which agrees with my theory based on the initial information I received from one of my local news outlet, KSL LIVE: Continuing coverage on the shooting at Fashion Place Mall in Murray on Sunday afternoon.

KSL news article on the afternoon of the shooting Police hunting for 3 suspects after shooting sparks ‘panic’ at Fashion Place mall in Utah

Sunday around 3:30 pm local time, I was having brunch at a restaurant in South Jordan which is about 15-20 minutes drive from where I was at to the mall. While eating, I saw my local news feeds live stream on FB that a “shooting” at the Fashion Place Mall in Murray. It resulted in two people being injured. Wow it’s a shooting, the media make it look big, like always. Then an hour later, I saw the video along with photos of people being escorted in a line with their hands up (typical escorted evacuate setup we seen in many school and other shootings that occurred indoors)  out of the mall. Local LEO and SWAT members were all around with their AR-15 carbines. Local media reported that there were three suspects (shooters?) that fled the area and are at “large.” Continue reading “Fashion Mall Shooting Incident in Murray, UT” »

Gruesome Ax Attack – Complying Doesn’t Always Work

An update on this gruesome attack that took place in Commifornia.
The victim offer to pay the attacker with what he had but in return, the victim received server blows with an ax.

I’ve mention before that complying doesn’t always work. This is based on multiple cases throughout the country in the past 5 years I’ve came across. You should never have the attacker decide your fate. Your life is 1000 times more precious than these low life thugs and no other human, scumbag has the right to end your life. Continue reading “Gruesome Ax Attack – Complying Doesn’t Always Work” »

Disparity of Force: When to Use a Firearm Against an Unarmed Attacker

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Using deadly force in self-defense with a firearm to protect yourself or ones in your party from one or more attackers who are inflecting great bodily harm or with intent to kill is permitted. Given that the opponent(s) presenting the ability to cripple or kill you. Such ability is pretty obviously when a force multiplier is present, such as a gun, knife, or any blunt instrument of some wielded in a threatening manner.

Nonetheless, the ability to cripple or kill may take the forum of a, not what we called common weapons, but a forum of some physical advantage that the opponent has over you. That tilts the odds so greatly to his side that his continued assault (just using the fist which can become a weapon during the attack) is likely to kill or maim you. This situation is known as a “disparity of force.” Now let’s take a look at the several different forums disparity of force can take. Continue reading “Disparity of Force: When to Use a Firearm Against an Unarmed Attacker” »