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Massive errors in FBI’s Active Shooting Reports regarding cases where civilians stop attacks: Instea

John Lott - Crime Prevention Research Center | Published on 1/5/2023
Between 2014 and 2021, citizens stopped 104 out of 204 potential or actual mass shootings where we could identify that guns were allowed in the area. So 51% of attacks were stopped by people legally carrying concealed handguns. Again, the most recent data is most accurate, and for 2021, 58% of the attacks were stopped in areas where people were clearly allowed to carry.