A little over a year ago, a gunman opened fire on a high school in Florida, killing 17 students and staff.

It was the worst mass shooting on a school campus in United States history, and Jay Lowder said one of the most memorable images from the crisis was this — Deputy Scot Peterson’s strategy to remain outside the school as the shooting was unfolding.

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“He was the only person on campus that day with a weapon,” said Lowder, an evangelist and author from Wichita Falls, Texas. “This man from the sheriff’s department, trained and equipped to defend, to protect and to rescue stood on the side of the building and did nothing.”

Continue reading this article originally published at TheAlabamaBaptist.org

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