SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Early Sunday morning, bullets rang out in downtown Sacramento, killing six individuals. It was chaos, however throughout these instances there was additionally bravery – particularly with a homeless man who saved a gaggle of younger girls. Now the group hopes to return the favor.
Tim Langer, a homeless man dwelling in Sacramento, was caught in the course of the mass taking pictures on Sunday morning. He was sleeping when the gunfire began and instantly sprang into motion.
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“My daughter had fallen and Tim helped her up, and [he] stated, ‘Are available in right here’ and took them to the place it was secure,” Orosco stated. “He actually stood as much as shield them from anybody who got here.”
Langer stated the entire state of affairs was a “state of horror” and he was “simply attempting to calm them down”.
“They have been panicking, falling on prime of one another attempting to get to security,” Langer stated. “From what I may see, the state of struggle, I used to be simply attempting to calm them down and reassure them that all the pieces was going to be okay.”
We informed Langer’s story of bravery, and now the group is coming collectively to assist him.
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“I would love somebody to assist my little one if I wasn’t there,” stated Sacramento resident Chrys Villa.
Villa took to social media to touch upon our article together with tons of of others desperate to help Langer.
“It’s all individuals locally,” Villa stated. “I hope they discover this hero. An awesome story.”
Villa says she’s going to begin a GoFundMe however needs to talk with Langer first, hoping he’s open to some assist.
“He’s an actual hero to me, somebody who helps when he’s not being watched, when he doesn’t count on something in return,” Villa stated.
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We tried to seek out Langer on Wednesday however with out success. Orosco stated he plans to be in contact with Langer to assist the place he can.