Thomas M. Millard saved David M. Beggs and Lee R. Volkmer from possibly being shot, Lincoln, Nebraska, March 9, 1987. Beggs, 35, and Volkmer, 40, police officers, struggled with a man they were attempting to apprehend. As the man began to remove Beggs’s gun from its holster, Millard, 35, warehouse manager, who was watching the struggle, shouted a warning to the officers. He then ran to the officers and grasped the man’s wrist. As the assailant removed the gun, Millard pointed it away from the officers, then helped Beggs to gain control of it. Millard threw the gun out of the assailant’s reach, and the assailant was arrested.
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