You're saying that it runs counter to logic because it runs counter to your expectations.<quoted text>
Then it sounds pretty much anti-gun because if they claim having a gun makes it more likely to be assaulted defies logic. They must be including a lot of data from people in the commission of a crime or otherwise not legally allowed to carry a gun in the first place.
I think in the US that there's a very common myth that carrying (or owning a gun) makes you safer. I would strongly encourage you to look into the data on your own.
If you've got a portal to access academic papers, I'm more than happy to grab the address for you.