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The Deputy Who Did Not Intervene in Parkland Shooting
I appreciate that in the heat of the moment, shock and fear can root someone to the spot, if that is why this happened. But surely out of common decency, where teenagers were being killed, Scot Peterson should have made some attempt to intervene. He was trained to respond, he was trained to save lives, he would surely know more what to do than pupils and staff!
Like I said, I appreciate the fact of possible shock and fear, but words fail me in why he did not at least try and overcome that