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UPDATE: Mass Public Shooting at Indianapolis Mall Stopped by 22-year-old man legally carrying a gun

John Lott - Crime Prevention Research Center | Published on 8/15/2022
“While police are crediting an Indiana man with shooting and killing a suspect in the Greenwood Park Mall shooting Sunday, mall policy prohibited him from carrying at all. . . . ‘The real hero of the day was the citizen that was lawfully carrying a firearm in the food court and was able to stop the shooter almost as soon as he began,’ [Greenwood Police Chief James] Ison said.”

“Someone we are calling the ‘Good Samaritan’ was able to shoot the assailant and stop further bloodshed. This person saved lives tonight. On behalf of the City of Greenwood, I am grateful for his quick action and heroism in this situation.” GREENWOOD MAYOR MARK MYERS