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The Quick-thinking of a military member, Glenn Oakley has tried to protect children who are separated from their parents.
The U.S. Army, and Specialist Glenn Oakley, told Fox News that he tried to get as many children to safety as he could be during the mass shooting of 20 killed and 26 others were injured in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday.
While speaking with Fox News anchor Jon Scott, Oakley, described how he picked up four or five of the younger children in the neighborhood for a playground at a nearby shopping center.
“I was so busy with the baby to myself, because I thought that if I had a child and when I was around the age of the child, and how I would want any other man to react, if they saw my kid run around without me,” he said.
Then, to Scott, and thanked him for his crimes, Oakley said, “That’s what I need to do.”
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Oakley is to buy a jersey in a sports shop, and in the first instance, after hearing about the shooting incident as a “small child” came in and said that there was an active shooter. The shooting took place at a Walmart in the vicinity of the shopping centre.
He was, in the first instance, dismissed the news, but said things soon changed when he heard the sound of the gunfire. “I’ve been in the army, and I also have my license to carry in the military, you just think, quick … take cover, you can do it,” he said.
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After hearing the sound of gunfire, Oakley walked in with a couple of people who appeared to be trying to get away. “Sometimes I think I’m the only one with the coat of arms is legal, so I have to run, because if they come across anything that might be harmful to others, I would be able to protect them,” he said.
As he walked in the direction of the Dillards, he gave up the play room and picked out ” as many [kids] as possible.”