Skip to comments.“It felt like we were in a war,” Eyewitnesses thankful to walk away from Metairie gun store shootout
Posted on 02/21/2021 7:34:41 AM PST by BenLurkin
They both walked into a concealed carry class without knowing each other, but now, Wanetta Joseph and Tyrone Russell say they’re both survivors.
Joseph and Russell say they heard a lot of shots.
“It was a lot it was a lot like you could tell it was a gunfight. It was a gunfight, that’s all I knew,” the pair said.
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says an active shooter walked into the Jefferson Gun Outlet Saturday afternoon and started firing.
Three people including the shooter were killed. Two others were injured.
Joseph and Russell say they were upstairs in a classroom with three instructors when they heard the shots downstairs.
They say one of the three instructors stayed behind to barricade and keep the class safe while people immediately starting dialing 911.
Police arrived on the scene in minutes, and one by one helped escort everyone inside out of the fatal, gunshot-ridden building.
Walking away from an incident like that, Joseph says she finds it all the more reason to have a way to protect herself.
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A variation on “suicide by cop”?
3rd story I’ve seen about this, and still no name or picture of the perp. Makes you wonder why.
“Joshua Jamal Williams carried a pistol with an extended clip into the gun store and indoor shooting range at 6719 Airline Drive about 3 p.m. Saturday when staff told him to unload his weapon.”
> Walking away from an incident like that, Joseph says she finds it all the more reason to have a way to protect herself. <
That’s a common-sense statement. Of course it’s also VERY politically incorrect. The only thing our masters want to hear us say is “We demand stricter gun control!”
From Associated Press:
Thanks. I hope the store has video that shows his mother he was not the innocent victim she is portraying him as.
A lotta crazies getting into the gun game. Take care out there! Avoid gatherings of neophyte gunners.
Extended clip.... that’s a good one!
The message added: "Joshua ... was fired at by ... employees of the gun range and other folks in the gun range! He was murdered!
It appears that Joshua Jamal has a loving mother who believes that her son son was incapable of atrocity.
The gun store employees just started shooting at a customer for no reason? That doesn’t strike me as a sound business model.
Yep. Noticed that, too. His middle name was Jamal...
so I guess he was carrying a Steyr-Hahn or Mauser C96.They’re the only 2 pistols that load from a clip, everything else uses a magazine. Dude must have been a serious collector to have either of those
“A woman on social media identifying herself as Williams’ mother posted a similar message, saying, “My son did not go into that gun range shooting!”
The message added: “Joshua ... was fired at by ... employees of the gun range and other folks in the gun range! He was murdered! (Rest in peace) my love, you will be forever in my heart!”
Yeah, right. Unanswered questions: the extent of his criminal history; whether he possessed the weapon legally; if he was there after some particular person; etc. No one walks into a gun range/store with a loaded pistol in hand with benign intentions.
“Walking away from an incident like that, Joseph says she finds it all the more reason to have a way to protect herself.”
Not the response the media is looking for.
I’m thinking he was probably just stupid and contumacious.
And that some in the family might want to hit the lawsuit lottery.
My only opinions only.
Pull a loaded gun out in a gun shop in a threatening way and the heavily armed employees aren’t going to wait for the punk to shoot first
I will second that.
I think a lot of those buying guns recently are buying to protect themselves from white domestic terrorists the media are screaming about. A couple in GA I know bought a gun b/c they fear a white person will kill them cause they didn’t vote for trump.
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