The deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history that happened on Oct. 1st in Las Vegas, where over 50 people were killed and more than 500 were injured, has shed light on the courageous people who risked their lives to save others.
Taylor Winston is one of those heroes.
The 29-year-old from San Diego, Calif., who was at the Route 91 Harvest Festival the night of the shooting, is making headlines for saving dozens of lives.
His heroic deed included stealing a truck.
"I saw a field with a bunch of white trucks. I tested my luck to see if any of them had keys in it, first one we tried opening had keys sitting right there," he told CBS News. "I started looking for people to take to the hospital. There was just too many and it was overwhelming how much blood was everywhere."
"Once we dropped them off, we were like well, let's go back for round two and go get some more," he said, stating that he transported probably 20 to 30 people injured to the hospital.
Winston, who joined the Marines at age 17 and served two tours in Iraq, said his training in the military helped him in the situation. "We needed to get them out of there regardless of our safety," he said.
As a result of his great deed, Arizona-based car dealership, B5 Motors, rewarded the brave U.S. Marine Corps vet with a free truck as an appreciation.
"At B5Motors we have been overwhelmed with the heartbreaking stories coming out of Vegas. Yesterday, we read of a Vet, Taylor Winston, and the harrowing way he rescued dozens of Vegas victims. According to reports, he stole a truck to quickly transport the injured to the hospital. We would like to find Taylor and thank him for his bravery by providing him a free truck from B5Motors," they posted on Facebook.
According to 11 Alive, "Winston plans to sell his current vehicle and donate the money to victims of the Las Vegas shooting."
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