A panel on MSNBC’s Meet the Press Daily on Tuesday made false claims about the man who stopped the Texas church shooter in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Sunday.
New York Times reporter Yamiche Alcindor and host Chuck Todd falsely claimed that NRA instructor Stephen Willeford did not shoot at the Texas church shooter and did not stop his rampage (RELATED: Good Samaritan With AR-15 Took Down Texas Church Gunman).
“When I was watching President Trump today, and he was making his argument that [the shooter] was essentially stopped by someone with a gun, I kept thinking, ‘but he killed himself,’” Alicindor falsely stated. “The shooter was not stopped, there was not a big gun fight … and I think there needs to be a fact check on how this got stopped in the first place.”
“The narrative here as you saw with Mike Huckabee and the president is a little bit off the rails,” Todd responded.
Read more at the Daily Wire.