Good Guy With Gun Stops Bad Guy With Gun in Springfield, MO

An armed man caused chaos inside a Springfield, Mo, Walmart on Thursday afternoon until an off-duty firefighter detained him and he was arrested, police said.

“No injuries were reported and no shots were fired,” police said in a statement.

  • Police said they were dispatched to the superstore just after 4 p.m. and took the unidentified man in his 20s into custody, according to a news release posted on Facebook on Thursday evening.

Lt. Mike Lucas of the Springfield Police Department said the man was wearing military-style clothes with body armor, toting a loaded “tactical rifle” and a second firearm as well as more than 100 rounds of ammo, The Springfield News-Leader reports.

“His intent obviously was to cause chaos here, and he did that,” Lucas said, according to the News-Leader. “His intent was not to cause peace or comfort to anybody that was in the business here … In fact, he’s lucky he’s alive still, to be honest.”

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[Editor’s Note: This article was written by
Jared Gilmour. It was originally published at The Kansas City Star. Title changed by P&P.]



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