"If I had run out of the house with a pistol and faced bulletproof vest and kevlar and helmets, it might have been futile."
Via the Federalist:
The hero who stopped the gunman behind the deadly Texas church massacre said using an AR-15 enabled him to end the bloodshed.
In an emotional interview with CRTV’s “Louder With Crowder” on Monday, Stephen Willeford described the gunfight and dramatic car chase that ensued to stop the shooter from slaughtering additional churchgoers.
The former National Rifle Association instructor was home Sunday morning when his daughter told Willeford she had heard gunshots from the nearby Baptist church, prompting him to get his AR-15 rifle from his safe and load a magazine.
He ran to the church and confronted the alleged shooter, Devin Patrick Kelley, who fired shots at Willeford.
While taking cover behind a pickup truck, Willeford fired several shots at the gunman, who sped away in his car.
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