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Kansas hate attack: Ian Grillot, a 'Good Samaritan' who took bullet on his chest to save a life

Ian Grillot, A 'Good Samaritan', Who Was Shot By Kansas Shooter While Helping Indian Victims Has Become A Hero In America. He Is Being Treated In A Hospital In Kansas City And Recovering Well After He Was Shot At Austins Bar & Grill In Olathe.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shashikant Sharma | Updated on: 24 Feb 2017, 07:40:47 PM
Ian Grillot, a Good Samaritan who takes bullet on his chest to save a life (University Kansas Health System)

New Delhi:

Ian Grillot, a 'Good Samaritan', who was shot by Kansas shooter while helping Indian victims has become a hero in America. He is being treated in a hospital in Kansas city and recovering well after he was shot at Austins Bar & Grill in Olathe.

Grillot intervened after a man was yelling racial slurs at two men he reportedly thought were Middle Eastern but were actually Indians.Talking to media he said, "I am no hero. I did what any human being would have done for another human."

Giving details about the incident he said, "When he opened fire, I sat down hiding under a table, I thought I heard 9 shots and his (Shooter's) magazine would be empty so I came out and tried to chase him down but misscounted the shots as he turned towards me and fired."

"I was praying for them (victims) to be okay, one of them has a 5 months pragnant wife," said an emotional Ian.

Meanwhile, family of the victim who was killed in shooting has accused American president Donald Trump's anti immigration stand.  

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First Published : 24 Feb 2017, 03:29:00 PM