Ralph Swagler stayed down in his restaurant until the shots stopped.Ralph Swagler is a smart man.
"I had my pistol; I wasn't going up against an automatic rifle," Ralph Swagler said. "I'm sorry. I wish I would have shot him in the back now as he was going toward IHOP, but I wasn't clear on the situation."
A handgun is for self-defense, not for charging into battle. Especially somebody else's battle.
I've got bad news for you, ubu52: If you're in the building next door and someone goes in there and starts shooting at you, I'm not coming over there to save you. My Supergirl Underoos are at the dry-cleaners. You're going to have to save yourself.