Daniel Hernandez, 20-Year-Old Intern, Hailed For Helping Gabrielle Giffords After Shooting

A 20-year-old intern is being hailed as a hero for his actions following Saturday’s brutal shooting in Arizona.Daniel Hernandez had been an intern for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords for just five days when a gunman opened fire in Tucson, killing si…

A 20-year-old intern is being hailed as a hero for his actions following Saturday’s brutal shooting in Arizona.

Daniel Hernandez had been an intern for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords for just five days when a gunman opened fire in Tucson, killing six and putting the Arizona congresswoman in critical condition, AZCentral reports.

According to AZCentral, the University of Arizona junior says he ran towards the gunshots as soon as he heard them. “I don’t even know if the gunfire had stopped,” he says.

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