Leftists are pushing back against the praise becoming poured on 22-year-old Elisjsha Dicken by claiming he was no “ Great Samaritan. ”
On July 19, 2022 Breitbart News noted that will Dicken was receiving praise from police, mayors, and the very mall– Greenwood Park Mall– where Sunday’s attempted mass shooting occurred. He had his handgun on him, thanks to constitutional carry , and was able to engage and ultimately eliminate the attacker before the opponent could further execute his heinous attack.
A common statement in praise poured out was that Dicken was a “ Good Samaritan. ” But some on the remaining cannot handle the fact that Dicken was armed and prepared and took care of company.
For example , Jesse Leavitt tweeted , “ You’d never need the “ Good Samaritan” having a gun at Greenwood Park Mall or at any additional place if there were unable any guns to begin with. ”
He also opined , “ It was not a “ Good Samaritan” at Greenwood Park Shopping mall. It was an armed vigilante. ”
Plus CBS 4 Indianapolis visitors anchor Justin Kollar suggested:
The term, ‘ Great Samaritan’ came from a Holy bible passage of a man from Samaria who stopped quietly of the road to help a man who was injured and ignored. I cannot believe we live in a world where the term can equally apply to someone *killing* someone… my God.