Chicago Native Heroically Steps In After Atlanta Shooting

I TOOK OFF MY SHIRT AND WRAPPED IT AROUND HER LEG REAL TIGHT. THE CHICAGO NATIVE JUMPING INTO ACTION TO SAVE A FELLOW STUDENT AFTER A SHOOTING AT A COLLEGE BLOCK PARTY IN ATLANTA. TONIGHT POLICE ARE STILL HUNTING FOR THE GUNMAN. HE IS THE RIGHT HERE IN THIS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO. CBS 2’S CHARLIE DEMAR SPOKE WITH THE YOUNG MAN WHO LIVED THROUGH THAT TONIGHT. Reporter: THAT CHICAGO NATIVE NOT ONLY SURVIVED THE SHOOTING, BUT HIS ACTIONS LIKELY SAVED A FELLOW STUDENT. HE SAYS HE WOULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN. THE TEXT READ, IF YOU HAVEN’T HEARD, THERE WAS SHOOTING AT THE GOOD. YES, I’M GOOD. YES, I WAS THERE. I GAVE THE GIRL MY SEARCH FOR HER WOUND UNTIL THE AMBULANCE CAME. Reporter: THAT WAS THE TERRIFYING TEXT GABRIEL WOKE UP TO FROM HER SON. I TALKED TO HIM. THAT WAS AN EASY BECAUSE I NEEDED TO HEAR HIS VOICE, SEE HIS FACE. Reporter: DEREK GREW UP IN BROWNSVILLE, GRADUATED FROM KENWOOD ACADEMY. BUT TUESDAY NIGHT, THE COLLEGE SOPHOMORE FOUND HIMSELF SOMEWHERE IN THIS CHAOS. THERE WAS ABOUT THREE SHOTS. THEN ABOUT 6-7 MORE SHOTS AFTER THAT. THAT’S WHEN THE ENTIRE CROWD JUST RAN. Reporter: POLICE IN ATLANTA ARE LOOKING FOR THIS MAN, ACCUSED OF SHOOTING FOUR WOMEN AT A COLLEGE BLOCK PARTY, SENDING MOST FOR COVER, BUT NOT DARREN. WHEN HE REALIZED THERE WERE GIRLS WHO WERE INJURED, HE WENT BACK TO THEM TO PROVIDE THEM WITH ASSISTANCE. PORT I TOOK OFF MY SHIRT AND WRAPPED IT AROUND HER LEG. I USE IT AS COMPRESSION. I KNOW THAT IS WHAT THEY DO IN THE ARMY AND STUFF LIKE THAT. I FIGURED THAT WOULD HELP THE BLEEDING. AMAZED, BUT NOT SURPRISED. Reporter: WHY NOT? BECAUSE DEREK IS AN AMAZING PERSON WHO ALWAYS WANTS TO HELP OUT. I AM VERY PROUD OF HIM. I HAVE NEVER BEEN IN A SITUATION WHERE SOMEONE HAS DAUGHTER NEEDED MY ASSISTANCE IN THE MOMENT. Reporter: PUT THAT GIRL ON THAT NIGHT NEEDED DEREK. HE ALMOST TOOK THE LIVES OF FOUR INNOCENT YOUNG WOMEN. THAT IS AN ACCEPTABLE. Reporter: TONIGHT, DEREK ACTUALLY MET WITH THAT GIRL THAT HE HELPED. SHE IS OUT OF THE HOSPITAL AND EXPECTED TO BE OKAY. AS FOR DEREK’S FUTURE, AFTER GRADUATING, HE HOPES TO BE A TEACHER.

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