It Can Happen In An Instant, Who’s Prepared?

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HARVEY, ILLINOIS — A 17-year-old was killed in a gas station shooting, and his mother seriously wounded. Police say that the two got in an argument with the shooter, and that they all knew each other. Police believe that they were targeted by the shooter.

At least 5 other people were in the immediate location of the shooting, as seen in the surveillance video above.

A man posted a comment on the above video, stating that he is one of the people in the video:

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Who knows what would have happened if an armed citizen had been there, or if they would have even had time to react, but it’s a sobering reminder of just how quickly lives can change. This entire incident was over in seconds.

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Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Springfield Armory Hellcat OSP, with a Shield Sights RMSC Red Dot, that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in a StealthGearUSA Revolution holster.

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