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Wed Dec 12, 2012, 12:15 PM

Oregon Mall Shooting Hero Gets Woman to Safety, Evacuated Others

Source: ABC



A store employee at the Clackamas Town Center mall used his knowledge of the shopping complex to hustle a customer out of the building during Tuesday's shooting rampage and then twice went back inside to guide other shoppers to exits and safety.

Allan Fonseca, who works at Lancome counter in Macy's and was waiting on Jocelyn Lay when they heard shots fired about 3:30 p.m. Thinking quickly, Fonseca got her behind the counter to hide.

"We both just looked at each other and knew that this was a serious situation and it was a gunman and we both just dove down below the Lancome counter there for a little protection," Lay told "Good Morning America." "And the gunfire just kept going off."

Lay said that she began praying for the Lord to protect her and the other shoppers in the mall. She said Fonseca, as a store employee, knew exactly what to do, and she credits him as her hero.





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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 12:17 PM

1. Heroes often do not wear uniforms

and they come from every walk of life.

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Wed Dec 12, 2012, 12:42 PM

2. I saw them both on Good Morning America today.

He looks so young as if he just got out of college.

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Wed Dec 12, 2012, 12:55 PM

3. If only he had been carrying his grenade launcher!

 

Then everyone would have been saved!

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Wed Dec 12, 2012, 12:56 PM

4. I'm glad he was smart enough not to just sit there and start praying LOL

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