When a teenage student brought a gun into Troutdale, Oregon’s Reynolds High School on June 10, the carnage he could have caused was cut short by two armed resource officers who ran toward the sound of the shots.
The officers–Nick Thompson and Kyle Harris–closed in on the shooter’s proximity in “less than a minute.”
According to Oregon Live, “Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson credited the two resource officers… for preventing further carnage.” Said Anderson: “I believe their quick response saved many of our students’ lives.”
“At least one of the officers fired shots,” he added.
In December, Breitbart News reported that the presence of an armed guard cut Karl Halverson Pierson’s December 14 attack on Arapahoe High School to 80 seconds. At Sandy Hook Elementary, where there was no armed guard, Adam Lanza had approximately four unimpeded minutes to carry out his evil intent.
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