What We Know About Heroic 22YO Man Who Stopped Mass Shooting In Indiana

A 22-year-old man with a gun stopped a mass shooting at an Indiana mall on Sunday, saving countless lives, according to authorities.
table with legal guns on it

At a glance

  • Elisjsha Dicken was at the mall with his girlfriend when a shooter opened fire on unsuspecting shoppers at a mall in Greenwood, about 15 miles south of Indianapolis
  • Within two minutes of the first shot from the attacker, Dicken had started firing and incapacitated the killer
  • Dicken was carrying his Glock legally — he didn’t have a permit, but per Indiana constitutional carry law effective July 1, he did not require one
  • The mall was ironically a “gun free” zone

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