Mass shootings are the order of the day. Let’s not beat around the bush here. We live in uncertain times and you need to educate yourself, and your loved ones on the topic of mass shooting survival. Actually you also have a civil duty to spot educate and protect everyone around you in case of an actual mass shooting scenario.
The statistics are a worrying reality and you have every reason to be concerned as well as feel the need to take action. According to the Washington Post, 869 innocent people have been the victims of mass shootings since August 1, 1966:
when ex-Marine sniper Charles Whitman killed his wife and mother, then climbed a 27-story tower at the University of Texas and killed 14 more people before police shot him to death.
Source: Washington Post
It is alarming to note that the researched data does not include other shootings related to family murders, robberies and gang killings.
The question you now have to consider is: What would you do? Are you ready to protect yourself, and your loved ones in case of a mass shooting crisis?” The problem is, that you just have no way of knowing when and where the next attack will happen. So, you need to be mentally prepared - get into your survival mindset.
Active Shooting Video
Source: Youtube - LA County Sheriff
7 Mass Shooting Survival Tips
Here are seven mass shooting survival tips that could save your life, as well as the lives of your loved ones and others:
- Always pay attention to your surroundings
- Flee if you can
- Leave your belongings behind
- Run, if you can’t hide
- Once in hiding, be quiet
- Try to avoid confronting the shooter
- Afterwards, exit carefully
Source: everydayhealth - read more here.
SurvivalTab cannot agree more with tip number six. Never get involved in a shootout with the shooter, even if your are carrying a firearm and you know how to use it. Chances are that you’ll just further aggravate the situation and endanger more lives. It is better to run or hide and survive to live another day.