Woman Shot While Out Buying Diapers, Bystander Uses Shirt To Make Tourniquet

MANHATTAN, NEW YORK — A woman pushing her child in a stroller was shot in the leg by a stray bullet Thursday afternoon.

The unidentified woman didn’t know what happened at first, but then felt a pain in her leg.

A passerby then took off his coat, then the shirt off his back, and used the shirt to wrap a makeshift tourniquet around the woman’s leg.

Several people then worked to get her into a vehicle, and she was driven to the hospital by private means.

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Video of the incident can be seen below, including the quick actions by the knowledgeable bystander, and others who came to her aid.

First aid experience and knowledge can go a long way, and it’s likely at some point in your life that you’ll need it yourself, or someone around you will be in need. There are courses galore that teach everything from CPR to wound care, and everything in between and beyond.

If you don’t have training, seek it out. It may save someone’s

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