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)
This police officer is outmatched in hand to hand combat and could have been strangled to death if backup didn’t arrive. He is also lucky that the suspect wasn’t able to apply a more effective choke earlier, otherwise there would have been plenty of time to strangle unconscious and murder the officer.
This video demonstrates that guns are not a trump card and can potentially be overcome even by a person who is unarmed. It is also important to recognise that grappling skills in this specific situation represent the only way to survive.
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.