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Let's Salute This American Hero Who Rescued Kids From Being Killed In El Paso

Jeff Katz
August 05, 2019 - 2:37 pm

Amid the tragedies in Dayton and El Paso, what the media has not talked about much was the man who rushed into the Walmart in El Paso to defend and protect children when the shooting began.

Glen Oakley was in a Foot Locker in the Cielo Vista shopping center when he heard the shots in the Walmart next door. He then ran into the store and saw children running around in fear and confusion, so he sprang into action. Oakley said  he tried to pick up and carry as many children out with him as he could, saving them from the hail of gunfire. 

Oakley told KTSM that he is in the military, and one Twitter user noted he is a member of the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss in El Paso.

In the midst of tragedy, thank God for people like Glen Oakley.