Clackamas Mall shooting spree had low body count thanks to CCW holder

Have you wondered why, in such a target rich environment as a suburban shopping mall two weeks before Christmas, the shooter at the Clackamas Town Center only managed to kill two people before dousing his own lights? Part of the reason was a dodgy gun. But as is being reported by, part was also due to the fact that, gun-free zone or not, Jacob Roberts was confronted by Nick Meli who was armed and has a concealed carry permit.

Rob Port is the editor of In 2011 he was a finalist for the Watch Dog of the Year from the Sam Adams Alliance and winner of the Americans For Prosperity Award for Online Excellence. In 2013 the Washington Post named SAB one of the nation's top state-based political blogs, and named Rob one of the state's best political reporters. He writes a weekly column for several North Dakota newspapers, and also serves as a policy fellow for the North Dakota Policy Council.

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  • Jack

    Link please

    • Rob

      its at the bottom

  • banjo kid

    So we do have the ability to walk and chew gum at the same time this had to be a very responsible gun owner . Who in their right mind would shoot at someone with people behind . He may have triggered the demise of the shooter though by just being there, / with a gun