Skip to comments.WTVJ NBC6 Reporter Willard Shepard Helps Suicidal Veteran
Posted on 11/13/2013 12:41:40 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
Yesterday a Vietnam war veteran shut down turn pike traffic for hours while sitting on the ledge of an exit ramp bridge threatening to take his own life.
WTVJ reports 59-year-old Fredy Gutierrez asked to speak to Willard Shepard, himself a veteran and a Gulf War fighter pilot. On his way to the police command center Shepard was able to talk to Gutierrez trough a police negotiator.
I spoke to him in military terms, telling him that the Air Force jets were on the way to provide the Army close air support a reference to war scenarios where the Army ground troops can no longer fend off an enemy attack,...
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Once in a while, though, they do something praiseworthy, and we ought to acknowledge that...glad this veteran was around to help another veteran.
>> Once in a while, though, they do something praiseworthy,
It was a veteran that saved the day. Not the MSM.
Right. It’s not a really good headline grabber if the poor guy doesn’t jump and they can paint him as another whacko military type.
Good point, generally though, the people in the MSM are leftists who rarely do anything beyond pushing a liberal agenda....this guy may very well be an Obama nut, too. But at least he did something nice here.
My first thought was the liberal media (and liberals in general) loves to paint vets as psychos. My second thought is the guy may or may not have been in Vietnam. I am glad he is all right no matter what the case is.
WTVJ reports 59-year-old Fredy Gutierrez asked to speak to Willard Shepard, himself a veteran and a Gulf War fighter pilot.
God bless this reporter. But whoever wrote this piece should be slapped hard, especially for the sentence above. Idiot!
You should be a motivational speaker.