A veteran turned into a heroic student as he attempted to save his classmates from the Oregon college shooter.
Family members state that Army veteran Chris Mintz, 30, bull-rushed the Oregon shooter in an attempt to shield other students and ultimately take down the attacker down – taking five shots in the process.
Mintz was taken to hospital following the massacre at Umpqua Community College on Thursday morning. He is reported to have kept repeating “It's my sons birthday, it's my sons birthday,” while barely conscience.
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