The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Keep and Bear
A terrible situation in Rockledge, Florida could have been much, much worse if not for the quick-thinking of one concealed carry permit holder.
A man armed with a .45-caliber handgun and a lot of ammunition wandered onto an auto repair shop property and began firing in the parking lot Friday afternoon, police said.
The gunman killed one employee and paralyzed a second. That’s when the employees at Schlenker Automotive fought back with equal force, Rockledge police chief Joseph La Sata said.
The man shot and killed an employee in the parking lot, then shot and paralyzed a second employee who had walked outside to investigate the gunfire. At this point, the store’s manager, realizing that something terrible was underway retrieved his own firearm and confronted the shooter. At this point the manager made his way back into the building, and a second employee (also a concealed carrypost was originally published on this site