Just because our contract ends doesnt mean we dont stop serving. When shots started going off after a football game in Tennessee one army veteran sprung into action to stop the shooter from hurting anymore innocent people.
Hero Patrick Shields will be getting the keys to the city on October 16. According to the Brownsville Police Assistant Chief Evans, the military might honor Shields with a bronze medal.
Haywood High School has also been discussing giving Shields a special award.
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Investigators told FOX13 Demetrius Harper, 19, got into an altercation with the suspect before shots were fired. Harper is not facing any charges at this time.
Cameshia Murphy, 32, also had her 10-year-old daughter with her. The daughter was unharmed.
Investigators say two people were rushed to the hospital after a shooting between teenagers in Brownsville.
Officers responded to a fight call Friday night after a high school football game.
Police say Demetrius Harper was shot twice in the back, then was airlifted to Regional One. Harper was then treated and released from the hospital.
Cameshia Murphy was also shot in the foot then taken by ambulance to Jackson General. Murphy was treated and released from the hospital, according to police.
A 16-year-old shooter fired a handgun four times on the scene. The teen has now been taken into custody on the scene.
Patrick Shields of Brownsville has been recognized as a hero by the local police department. Shields is responsible for stopping the shooter, disarming him and restraining him as officers converged on the shooter.
“Mr. Shields quick thinking saved many lives,” said
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— FOX13 Memphis (@FOX13Memphis) October 6, 2018