Gun vs Box Cutter

Incidents of shooting in defense of self or others.
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Ohio9
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Gun vs Box Cutter

Postby Ohio9 » Fri Apr 03, 2015 8:09 pm

Not as big of a mismatch as one might think. The guy with the box cutter came horrifically close to winning this one.. Ambush attacks are tough to defend against.

http://wkrn.com/2015/03/31/la-vergne-st ... er-attack/

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Re: Gun vs Box Cutter

Postby Hand and Steel » Sun Apr 05, 2015 4:47 pm

Good post, Ohio.

Anyone who takes the time to become proficient with a firearm should also consider become proficient in empty handed skills / unarmed fighting - up close and personal assaults like this one highlight the fact that an attack can often come too quickly for you to be able to draw and fire before getting hit, shot or cut.
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Re: Gun vs Box Cutter

Postby Ohio9 » Mon Apr 06, 2015 4:47 pm

I am convinced that if someone is within a few feet of you when they draw a bladed weapon, you have almost no chance whatsoever of drawing your pistol and shooting them before they stab or slash you at least once. In such close proximity, empty hand defense is nearly your only hope of avoiding injury.


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