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Heroes emerge after mass shooting at Las Vegas music festival

Heroes emerge after mass shooting at Las Vegas music festival
Posted at 8:30 AM, Oct 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-03 11:32:56-04

Many amazing stories of heroes have emerged since the mass shooting at a country music festival on Oct. 1 in Las Vegas. Here are some of their stories:

SONNY MELTON
Tennessee resident
Employed at Henry County Medical Centre
Died protecting wife

MIKE CRONK
Retired teacher
Braved gunfire to stop friend from bleeding

KURT FOWLER
Resident of Lake Havasu City
Firefighter with Desert Hills Fire Department
Shot in leg while protecting wife

MARK MCCURDY
Los Angeles fire captain
Carried sister who had been shot back to hotel room
Returned to festival to look for other victims

ROBERT HAYES
Firefighter with Los Angeles Fire Department
Helped wife and 4 friends fine shelter
Returned to scene to help injured

STEVE KEYS
Firefighter
Was performing CPR on woman when grazed by bullet

TAYLOR WINSTON
Marine veteran
Helped people escape over fence by tearing it down
Stole work truck near festival and transported victims
Helped by friend Jenn Lewis

KRYSTAL GODDARD AND AMY MCASLIN
Friends in Las Vegas for concert
Helped man who had been shot

LINDSAY PADGETT AND MARK JAY
Residents of Las Vegas
Couple used truck to transport wounded

TODD BLYLEVEN
Former minor league baseball player
Says he helped 30 to 40 people escape

JORDAN SMITH
Copy machine repairman
Orange County resident
Encouraged people to run away from gunfire

CARLY KRYGIER
Mom
Protected daughter by covering her with body

CHRIS BETHEL
Army veteran
In town for conference
Helped direct police to shooter's room