BREAKING: Potential Mass Shooting Thwarted By Armed Off-Duty Fireman

This story is developing. 

An off-duty fireman with a concealed carry permit has just thwarted another potential Walmart shooting by holding an an armed man wearing body armor at gunpoint until police arrived Thursday.

Motives are currently unknown.

https://twitter.com/SGFPolice/status/1159618429567062017

Per Springfield police, At approximately 4:10 p.m. Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to 3150 W. Republic Rd. to a Walmart Neighborhood Market.

An armed white male in his twenties was detained by an armed off-duty fireman until officers arrived on scene and took the suspect into custody.

No injuries were reported and no shots were fired. At this time, the investigation is on-going and we are working to determine his motives.

Some social media users have pointed out that a “good guy with a gun saves the day.”

This article was written by the staff of TheConservativeOpinion.com 

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