Real-life dynamic critical incidents are just that, dynamic. No two incidents are exactly the same, so you shouldn’t train yourself for just one situation. In this case, a man who was returning to his vehicle after grocery shopping was help up two men who demanded money from him. When he responded that he did not have any money, the armed robbers told him to take them to his house to give them something valuable. Standard training would tell you not to move from one crime scene to another, but because each situation is different, you should do what you think will give you the best chance to escape the incident unharmed. Jason made the right choice. He waited for an opening and fired on the perpetrators, killing one and wounding the other.
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