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Man Who Exchanged Fire With Texas Shooter: 'I Was Scared To Death'

Stephen Willeford, a former NRA instructor, said he knew that each shot fired in the church "represented someone" and then he acted despite being scared for the victims, himself and his family.

The Sutherland Springs, Texas, resident who exchanged gunfire with the suspect in Sunday's mass shooting at a church insists he is not a hero, saying the he was "scared to death" during the encounter.

"I think my God, my Lord protected me and gave me the skills to do what

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