• 'I made up my mind. he was going to have to work to kill me': 29-year-old hailed as a hero for disarming the Waffle House shooter

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    When a nude gunman opened fire at a Waffle House in Nashville early Sunday morning, 29-year-old James Shaw, Jr. leapt into action.
    He wrestled the rifle from the shooter, saving lives.
    Police are still searching for suspect Travis Reinking, who they believe killed four people and injured two.
    The man who wrestled the gun away from a Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he were going to die, the gunman would "have to work to kill me."
    Police are calling James Shaw Jr. a hero for saving lives in the busy restaurant, but the 29-year-old Nashville resident said he only...
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  • Man fought gunman: He ‘was going to have to work to kill me'

    Man fought gunman: He ‘was going to have to work to kill me'

    29 days ago - By National Post

    NASHVILLE - The man who wrestled the gun away from a Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he were going to die, the gunman would “have to work to kill me.”
    Police are calling James Shaw Jr. a hero for saving lives in the busy restaurant, but the 29-year-old Nashville resident said he only made a split-second decision to do all he could to challenge the shooter and save himself from being killed.
    Shaw said at a news conference Sunday he had spent an evening out at a nightclub and entered the restaurant minutes ahead of the gunman's arrival. He said he and another friend...
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  • Man fought gunman: He ‘was going to have to work to kill me'

    Man fought gunman: He ‘was going to have to work to kill me'

    29 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The man who wrestled the gun away from the Nashville Waffle House shooting suspect said Sunday if he were going to die, the gunman would “have to work to kill me.” Police are calling James Shaw Jr. a hero for saving lives in the crowded restaurant, but the 29-year-old Nashville resident...
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