This fighter simply holds his AK at about chest height and marches, firing, through a door with enemy inside. Perhaps inspired by movies or video games, who knows.
Pawn shop owner feigns compliance, moves to cover and counter-ambushes robbers.
Victim does not comply and attempts to take hold of his bag while at gunpoint. The killer immediately shoots him. A bad decision and tragic outcome.
Haliburton contractor convoy in Iraq is ambushed. Driver taking video is stopped, under fire, and panicking on the CB for help.
Time markers: (2:00) Ambush begins (4:00) Praying begins (4:45) Truck disabled (5:45) Driver witnesses driver in front of him in overturned truck being killed (9:40)
The robbers started this with an advantage of initiative, numbers, preparation and mental preparedness. This is why the ambush is the most effective form of attack. If the shop owner were to react at this time, he would lose the majority of the time.
This shop owner feigns submission, waiting until the robbers are no longer focused on him and draws to fire when they are at their most vulnerable. This is a counter-ambush.
Bystanders fail to assist while officer loses position of control.
A police officer draws her weapon and covers the suspect within arm’s reach on a bus. A struggle for the gun ensues before a second officer assists.
- A suspect may not comply even with a gun drawn on them
- Maintaining a safe distance is necessary even if the suspect is unarmed
- Entering the bus was completely unnecessary in the first instance as it only created more risk due to the confined space
- Grappling and ground fighting skills are still required even if guns are available