Four years after Ohio shooting, survivor reunites with first responders who saved her

  • Source: WCPO-TV ABC 9 Cincinnati
  • Published: 09/07/2022 12:00 AM

VIDEO: On the morning of Sept. 6, 2018, a man holding a 9 mm handgun walked into Fifth Third Center and opened fire. Omar Enrique Santa-Perez shot 35 rounds in four minutes and 28 seconds, killing three people and wounding two others. Cincinnati police arrived on scene almost immediately, and first responders did everything they could to help those shot. Four years after the shooting, survivor Whitney Austin said she constantly thinks about those who didn't make it home. "I get to be with my children, I get to be with my husband, I mean everyone I love — I've been given four bonus years," Austin said. "But on the flip side of that, I think about those who lost their lives on this day and how their family members have an entirely opposite experience."


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