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How to protect yourself during a mass shooting

Essay by Ed Hinman. Views expressed are the opinions of the author.

After shots were fired at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., where 26 people were killed in Sunday’s mass shooting, Julius Kepper, who lives nearby, grabbed his gun and ran toward the sound of gunfire, according to the Wall Street Journal, where he saw another neighbor, also armed, confront the suspected killer. Kepper later said, “You just can’t conceive of this happening in a small town like this.” Carrie Matula, who works nearby, told NBC News “I never thought it would happen here,” adding, “This is something that happens in a big city.”

Not so. Mass shootings occur in rural, suburban and urban settings. In recent years,

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After Texas mass shooting, churches eye ways to protect worshipers

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Some Delaware churches have already taken security measures to protect worshipers, but leaders want churches to remain places that all are welcome.
Jerry Habraken / The News Journal

Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis doesn’t like to carry a gun when he attends Sunday church services, but a recent mass shooting at a Texas church has changed his mind.

“To carry a gun off duty is a tremendous responsibility,” he said Thursday. “But we can’t relax anymore.”

Lewis and others on

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How to protect yourself during a mass shooting

After shots were fired at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, where 26 people were killed in Sunday’s mass shooting, Julius Kepper, who lives nearby, grabbed his gun and ran toward the sound of gunfire, according to the Wall Street Journal, where he saw another neighbor, also armed, confront the suspected killer. Kepper later said, “You just can’t conceive of this happening in a small town like this.” Carrie Matula, who works nearby, told NBC News “I never thought it would happen here,” adding, “This is something that happens in a big city.”

Not so. Mass shootings occur in rural, suburban and urban settings. In recent years, mass shootings have occurred at gathering places and houses of worship of many different faiths: churches, an Islamic center, a Jewish community center, a Sikh temple. There was Sandy Hook elementary school in 2012, the Pulse nightclub in 2016 and, a few

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How to protect yourself during a mass shooting


Investigators at the scene of the Nov. 5 deadly shooting in Sutherland Springs, Tex. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/AP)

After shots were fired at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., where 26 people were killed in Sunday’s mass shooting, Julius Kepper, who lives nearby, grabbed his gun and ran toward the sound of gunfire, according to the Wall Street Journal, where he saw another neighbor, also armed, confront the suspected killer. Kepper later said, “You just can’t conceive of this happening in a small town like this.” Carrie Matula, who works nearby, told NBC News “I never thought it would happen here,” adding, “This is something that happens in a big city.”

Not so. Mass shootings occur in rural, suburban and urban settings. In recent years, mass shootings have occurred at gathering places and houses of worship of many different faiths:

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2017/11/06/how-to-protect-yourself-during-a-mass-shooting/

How to protect yourself during a mass shooting – The Washington Post

After shots were fired at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., where 26 people were killed in Sunday’s mass shooting, Julius Kepper, who lives nearby, grabbed his gun and ran toward the sound of gunfire, according to the Wall Street Journal, where he saw another neighbor, also armed, confront the suspected killer. Kepper later said, “You just can’t conceive of this happening in a small town like this.” Carrie Matula, who works nearby, told NBC News “I never thought it would happen here,” adding, “This is something that happens in a big city.”

Not so. Mass shootings occur in rural, suburban and urban settings. In recent years, mass shootings have occurred at gathering places and houses of worship of many different faiths: churches, an Islamic center, a Jewish community center, a Sikh temple. There was Sandy Hook elementary school in 2012, the Pulse nightclub in 2016

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2017/11/06/how-to-protect-yourself-during-a-mass-shooting/