Would be Mass Public Shooter Stopped by an Employee with a Concealed Handgun Permit

Jun 26, 2023 | Defensive Gun Use, Mass Public Shootings

On Friday, June 23rd, 2023, an employee at Turnberry Towers near Karen and Paradise shot a gunman who walked in and fired shots at the front desk. Fortunately, the employee had a concealed handgun permit and was able to quickly stop the attack before anyone else was hurt. More similar cases where people are legally carrying guns are available here.

. . . Channel 13 spoke with the resident to get their story. Law enforcement has not confirmed the following details.

According to the resident, a man wearing a helmet had an AR-15 and other weapons when he entered the towers Friday afternoon.

This is when the resident tells us the man fired shots in the area of the front desk, shattering glass which is shown in pictures they have provided to us.

The resident says it was an employee of the towers who stopped the attack, and thinks they are a hero who deserves recognition for stepping in. . . .

KTNV Staff, “Man called ‘hero’ for stopping shooter at Turnberry Towers Friday,” KTNV Channel 13 ABC (Las Vegas), June 24, 2023.

It was a resident. Unprovoked, never had issues with anyone here,just went to his car, grabbed an AK and came back in and shot the front lobby up. Homberto, who works in receiving is a hero. He shot the armed man and saved so many lives. Nobody was injured other than the shooter.

Brianna Dymond, a resident of the apartment building, June 24, 2023.