Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Gives Jack Wilson a Medal for Heroically Stopping Church Shooting

Townhall | 1/13/2020 | Staff
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) presented Jack Wilson, the volunteer security guard who stopped a shooting at a church in December, with the Governor's Medal of Courage to honor his heroic actions on that tragic Sunday.

Wilson used his SIG P229, that was chambered in .357 SIG, to take down a shooter who used a shotgun to kill two church members in the attack at West Freeway Church of Christ. Wilson only used one round to kill the gunman. The incident was caught on the church's livestream and showed the attack was stopped within six seconds.

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"What we do know is that so many lives were saved because of Jack Wilson's quick action. His calmness under pressure and, above all else, his courage and his willingness to risk his own life to save the lives of others," Abbott said at the medal ceremony on Monday.

"When faced with an evilness that few of us can ever...
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