A former Marine, husband and father of three was murdered trying to stop an Army gunman who opened fire during a domestic incident that took place inside of a Texas Walgreens.
According to the Daily Mail, 35-year-old Crossfit gym owner and Marine veteran Anthony “TJ” Antell Jr. was shopping at the Arlington-based Walgreens with his wife Crystal when he witnessed a domestic shooting.
While the Antell family was shopping, 22-year-old Fort Hood soldier Ricci Bradden entered the Walgreens, shooting his wife -who is employed there- in the leg.
When Bradden tried to escape, Antell ran to his car in order to acquire his own handgun but was shot in the head by Bradden.
Arlington Police Lieutenant Chris Cook praised Antell for his actions, calling the slain Marine and father of three a “Good Samaritan” who met his end trying to stop the shooter.
Bradden has since confessed to his chain of command and turned himself in to authorities. His wife was treated for non-life threatening injuries in the hospital.
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