Wednesday's terrorist shooting in Tel Aviv ended when security forces apprehended the two shooters, but not before four Israelis were killed and many more were wounded. However, Yediot Achronot reports on the quick response that saved many more lives:
‘A,’ a security guard in the Sarona market place who witnessed the shooting attack immediately began the chase. “I heard voices,” he told his friend. “I get closer and see shooting. I react instinctively like a predator. I am full of adrenalin, I got closer while pulling out and loading my gun. I know that that is the terrorist.”
‘A’ emphasized that he did not shoot without being certain that the man on whom he was about to pull the trigger was the terrorist.
“I heard the the firing and didn’t see anyone. Only when I saw that someone was escaping with a gun did I understand that it was him. Then my gun jammed. I threw the magazine on the floor and pulled out another one and continued to run. He was getting away but eventually got tired. That’s when I shot,” he said.
However, the terrorist was undeterred. Even after being shot he attempted to continue his flight and possibly attack more civilians. At this point, security guards from the Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA) appeared and began chasing him...