‘I'm No Hero': Man Who Wounded Sutherland Springs Gunman Says He Had to Stop the Attack

Stephen Willeford could hear the shots from his home."I kept hearing the shots one after another, very rapid shots — just 'pop pop pop,'" the Sutherland Springs man told KHBS-TV in Fort Smith, Ark. "I knew every one of those shots represented someone, that it was aimed at someone, that they weren't just random shots."Willeford, 55, who lives just 250 feet down the road from First Baptist Church — less than the length of a football field — didn't know the enormity of the horror that was unfolding Sunday morning, but he knew he had to get there and stop it.So he grabbed some ammunition for his rifle and rushed toward the house of worship. Barefoot.  Continue reading...

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