Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018
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"The stools go through the windows. It works ": social media thanks a man who helped save dozens of people in California who were shooting

Matt Wennerstrom talks with reporters in front of the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California. Wennerstrom broke a window at the bar to help people escape from a gunman. (Mike Nelson / EPA-EFE / REX) The day after shooting in a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, California, in which 12 people were killed, the survivors start to tell their stories how they escaped through a window with the help of a bar patron who acts quickly. Customer Matt Wennerstrom, 20, told several media outlets that after seeing the gunman open fire, he quickly got people in behind a pool table. "We were a few looking for a blanket and we were standing right next to a pool table," Wennerstrom said. said ABC News. "And so we put everyone behind the pool table, then we were six or seven to party over the girls who were under us." When the shooter reloaded his weapon, Wennerstrom said that he knew he had a moment. to act. He saw someone grabbing a bar stool and throwing it through a window, and he did the same thing, breaking the glass. "The stools go out the window," he told ABC. "It works. "We stayed there, essentially forcing as many people out as quickly as possible until we evacuated everyone, and then we threw ourselves out," he told the chain. of TV. "Then it was all about getting everyone together and pushing it down, as far as possible and as far as possible," said Wennerstrom. CBS News He is a regular at the Borderline Bar & Grill, and other guests are like "family members". "We've known a lot of these people for over 10 or 15 years, we grew up with them," he said. "It's not just something that allows you to fend for yourself. It's "What can I do to protect as many friends as possible?" Social media brightened with thanks for thanking him and calling him a hero. A Twitter user wrote, "We need more Matt Wennerstroms in the world." UPDATE: This brave man who saved lives by destroying windows and helping people, is Matt Wennerstrom.
We need more Matt Wennerstroms in the world.
Watch it in the video above. Thought of my friends at Thousand Oaks. I hope everything is fine#ThousandOaks #Limit
Ventura pic.twitter.com/1KKYRwR5NU– Dawn Young-McDaniel (@justdawn_) November 8, 2018 Another wrote: "The perfect example of" Look for assistants. "And some argued that his name should be pronounced rather than the shooter's. Matt Wennerstrom may have a 10-second coverage and the shooter has coverage 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. – CincyGirl (@KEverhard) November 8, 2018 .

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