"If I knew I was going to be up against some well-armed and trained guys, [I'd] think of a different tactic," Mr. Taylor said. "Having a well-trained person counterattack immediately will reduce deaths considerably."
"I've seen special force operators do 25 years in a bodyguard team and shoot themselves in the leg, and these are guys who practice at the range once a week," he said. "Accidents happen. So there's all sorts of safety concerns. [Also], do they incur the cost of bullet-proofing storefronts?"