Chris Mintz – the Hero of Roseburg, Oregon

Among the survivors of the mass shooting at an Oregon community college last week is one man whose heroic actions have gained national attention. Chris Mintz, a 30-year-old former Army infantryman, was shot five times while attempting to protect his fellow students. According to one eyewitness, when the shooting began Mintz ran into the school library, pulling fire alarms and warning others to get out. He then ran back toward the building where the shooter was and tried to barricade Read more […]

Meet the Hero who Tried to Stop the Oregon Shooting

When Chris Mintz heard gunfire at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College on Thursday, his thoughts were not of himself. Instead, he thought first of protecting others. Then he thought of his 6-year-old son, Tyrik. Nine people were killed when a gunman opened fire at the College on Thursday. Nine others were injured. When the shooting broke out, Mintz, 30, an military veteran and a former high school football player in Randleman, North Carolina, tried to save the lives of others. “Tries to block Read more […]