• Just like Richard Fierro in Colorado Springs, data shows that 64 unarmed civilians have apprehended the gunman in mass shootings since 2000

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Richard Fierro subdued the gunman in Saturday's fatal shooting at Club Q. AP Photo/Jack Dempsey
    Army veteran Richard Fierro apprehended the gunman in the Colorado Springs shooting last week.
    He now joins a small group of unarmed civilians who have stopped shooters before police arrived.
    An expert said the probability of a civilian taking down an attacker is a little over 10 percent.
    When news about how Army veteran Richard Fierro apprehended the gunman responsible for the mass shooting at Q, the LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado , he was hailed as a hero and even received a...
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