Army veteran Chris Mintz had thought about skipping class at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon on Oct. 1, the day a gunman entered classrooms at the school and killed nine people

He was having coffee with a friend beforehand, who convinced him to go. Hours later, another mass-shooting was all over the news, and Mintz was dubbed a hero for trying to save fellow students

Mintz, who was shot five times during the killer’s spree, has had his story told in many media outlets. On Friday, he wrote out his perspective on Facebook. Mintz writes about yelling for other students to leave campus, seeing fellow students screaming in pain, and the moment he first saw the shooter Read more…

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Army vet writes about terrifying moments before facing Oregon shooter