A pro-gun group in Texas decided to simulate how the Charlie Hedbo massacre would’ve been different had an armed citizen taken on the gunmen.

(Spoiler alert: things don’t end so well for the ‘good guys with guns’.)

Time and time again, the armed civilian “dies” – shot by a round that marks him or her with paint.

In only two cases volunteers were able to take out one of two gunmen in the process…

Twelve volunteers participated in the exercise. Only one survived after running away. No one was able to take out both shooters.

(via Andrew Ducker)