“When the San Bernardino elementary school gunman paused to reload his gun, students were able to escape,” thetrace.org reports. “Cedric Anderson opened fire on his estranged wife’s classroom on Monday, but his Smith & Wesson .357 revolver only held six bullets; as he reloaded, a teacher’s aide led pupils out of harm’s way.” . . .
Click here for The Trace’s June 16 take on why “some experts” think “restrictions on high-capacity ammunition magazines, rather than assault weapons bans, may be the best way to limit mass shooting casualties.”
Suffice it so say, as we mark the ten-year anniversary of the Virginia Tech spree killing, some active shooters will use multiple guns to maintain a high rate of fire, while some will use standard capacity magazines to do the same.
The “high capacity” genie is out of the bottle. The key to stopping a mass shooter is to stop him before he, she or they attack, or shoot the killer or killers as soon as possible. Yes?