Orlando Shooting Hero Shares Incredible Story About Saving A Bartender's Life


A survivor of the deadliest mass shooting in US history shared how he saved the life of a nightclub bartender by using his own shirt as a tourniquet to stop the bleeding from gunshot wounds.

According to ABC News, Joshua McGill was running out of Pulse in Orlando when he came across father-of-two Rodney Sumter "limping" and "mumbling" at around 2 am on Sunday morning.

The 27-year-old father had been shot three times.

McGill grabbed Sumter and guided him to a car he was hiding behind and then to safety.

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He explained,

They both made a run for it through the parking lot. Because there weren't any ambulances, police told McGill to lay Sumter down in a patrol car and apply pressure to his back.

That's when McGill learned Sumter's name.

He said he then told Sumter,

The survivors said a quick prayer before Sumter was transported to a hospital.

Sumter was scheduled for surgery this morning, and McGill said he seems to be in a stable condition.

Citations: Orlando Shooting Hero Saves Life of Wounded Pulse Bartender (ABC News)