This kid was lucky. That thug was an imminent danger to himself and others the way he waved that pistol around. Maybe it was a toy or jammed or unloaded. In any case the kid and his buddies pulled it all together in this incident. Godspeed to them all.
Ignatius Piazza provides details on his blog:
This video demonstrates that anyone can be accosted by a gun wielding thug, at any time of the day, in any place.
This video also clearly demonstrates some universal rules of combat from a most unlikely hero…