The Maryland school shooting was nothing more than a tiny blip on the Main Stream Medias radar. There were a couple articles but it wasnt pushed or publicized simply because it did not fit their agenda. The shooter Illegally got his gun, It wasnt an AR15, and he was stopped within SECONDS by a good guy with a gun!
The school resource officer who engaged with an active shooter at a Maryland high school on Tuesday has been recognized for his “exemplary judgment” before.
Blaine Gaskill, a St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputy with SWAT training who had been positioned at Great Mills High School since the beginning of the school year, immediately responded after being alerted of the shooting, officials said.
“[Gaskill] pursued the shooter, engaged the shooter, fired a round at the shooter,” Sheriff Tim Cameron said Tuesday, adding the deputy did everything he was supposed to do during an active shooter situation.
Gaskill contained the situation within one minute of the initial shot being fired, officials said. It’s unclear if his round hit the shooter.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Gaskill is a “capable … tough guy” who “took the right kind of action.”
“I think while it’s still tragic, [Gaskill] may have saved other people’s lives,” Hogan said.
Gaskill’s interaction on Monday with the deceased gunman, 17-year-old Austin Wyatt Rollins, wasn’t the first time he came face-to-face with a firearm.
In July 2016, Gaskill was responding to a complaint at a Great Mills home when a man — identified as Pekka Robert Heinonen, 59 — pointed a gun at him, according to Maryland newspaper The…