A rifle-toting gunman, clad in black from head to toe, walked into a downtown Montreal college at lunchtime Wednesday, where he methodically shot at least a dozen people, killing at least one and critically wounding five others, before being shot dead in a firefight with police.
The 25-year-old man used legally registered guns for the rampage at Dawson College.
As horrific as it was, the attack could have been much worse. Police arrived on site within three minutes of the gunman opening fire and, in their words, “neutralized” the shooter a short time later.
Two very different methods of gun control were at work in this terrible incident.
The bureaucratic method did nothing at all to stop it.
The police method shows how proper use of well-controlled guns can stop a shootout from turning into a complete bloodbath.
Source: Globe and Mail