If you have to stand guard in a less than friendly environment, it's only natural to do a little analysis as to where to jump. The draw was smooth, certainly less than 1.5 seconds, but not a fast draw, to a sight picture and shoot.
Some thought, a little training, some practice, led to a happy outcome.
The man is not a displaced Delta operator, but still an inspiration to practice.
I bet the civilians that were there thank God for that man's life.