Jeremy Michael Nagel rescued Aaron R. Kalanish from assault, Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, June 15, 1993. Aaron, 15, and Jeremy, 17, high school students, were walking along a street at night when two teen-age boys approached and demanded money. Jeremy fled, but the assailants took Aaron into an adjacent parking lot and began to beat him. After running to a nearby service station to alert help, Jeremy ran to the parking lot and approached the assailants. He struck one of them; the other produced a revolver and shot Jeremy repeatedly in the back. The assailants then fled. Aaron sustained lacerations and contusions, from which he recovered. Jeremy required extensive hospitalization for treatment of his wounds, which paralyzed him.
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