Heroism at El Centro College During Dallas Shootings

July 11, 2016

El Centro College on Sunday night released details on its police officers who were on duty when the Dallas shootings took place at and near the campus. Two of its police officers were injured and both continued their work before seeking treatment. Bryan Shaw (at right) was shot by the suspect while protecting an entrance to an El Centro building. After being shot, and with bullet fragments inside him, he continued to work for hours before seeking treatment. He will require additional surgery.

John Abbott (at left) sustained injuries in both legs from flying glass. He attempted to save the life of a Dallas police officer before he sought treatment. He is recovering. The college also noted that a number of its off-duty officers also rushed to the scene to help Thursday night.

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