That most likely is the fault of his protection team.
Procedures for events like this must be gone over with the protectee. For example "Mr Prescott we will do such and such if this happens. Listen only to us, dont resist what we do "
Look at the image of Pres Reagan getting whisked into the limo as opposed to the Prescott incident.
Path you used the term bodyguard, remember there is a difference between protection and bodyguard work.
Dignitary protection means you cover (the protectee) and evacuate (the protectee). No searching for where the bad guy is, no pursuit of him, cover the protectee and evacuate him far away from the area.