Forget Oregon’s Gunman. Remember the Hero Who Charged Straight at Him

The tone of this article is right on target. The only change I would make would be to change ‘gunman’ to ‘murderer’.

No amount of murder seems likely to result in gun control any time soon. So let’s do what we can to stop the lunacy—by reserving the limelight for the vet who rushed Thursday’s shooter.
Forget the 26-year-old zero who murdered 10 innocents at Umpqua Community College on Thursday morning.

The one to remember is 30-year-old Chris Mintz, the student and Army vet who was shot at least five times while charging straight at the gunman in an effort to save others.

Mintz did so on the sixth birthday of his son, Tyrik.

“It’s my son’s birthday, it’s my son’s birthday,” he was heard saying as he lay wounded.

When word of Mintz’s heroism reached his kin in his native North Carolina, his cousin Derek Bourgeois was hardly surprised.

“It sounds like something he would do,” Bourgeois said.

Read the rest of the article: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/10/02/forget-oregon-s-gunman-remember-the-hero-who-charged-straight-at-him.html

2 thoughts on “Forget Oregon’s Gunman. Remember the Hero Who Charged Straight at Him

  1. In my opinion too many are called heroes who have done nothing heroic. I believe this is an example of a true hero.

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