Guardsman who intervened in shooting says he's 'average guy'


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — One of two armed bystanders credited with fatally shooting a gunman who opened fire at an Oklahoma City restaurant said he crouched behind cars as he approached the shooter and tried to get him to drop his weapon but the man kept firing.

Bryan Whittle gave his first detailed account of the Thursday night shooting while speaking with The Oklahoman on Saturday. He scoffed at suggestions he was a hero, saying: "I just feel like I'm just an average guy who had the right tool to help at the right time."

Whittle said he and his wife were driving by the lakeside restaurant, Louie...

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