Transcript for Teen hid under body to survive Vegas shooting
Sixteen year old Nate Campbell is still recovering here at UNC. The Coronado high school student was shot in the arm while he trying to protect his high school sweetheart. Fifteen year old Olivea busy with having the time of her might that the route 91 festival with her boyfriend nick. That was before they heard the gunshots or just watching both are being written into this corn crop. Bernard. As soon as they realized it was gunfire knicks' first instinct was to protect his girlfriend. Haven't laid down highly doubt arm I drove it Olivia. And I got hit originals. He says he made sure Olivia could make it over a barricade. He stayed behind. There was a dead body gets inside here that I. Nick talked to a stand face time from his hospital room. The bullet hit his lung and broke two of his wrists a terrifying really close call but he says if he had to he'd do it again. Nobody protected me to know. How are so young it's amazing. His heroic act hasn't gone unnoticed his buddies organized ago funds be accounted already raised more than 20000 dollars or school and are doing all rallied around him and Olivia will forever remember that the way. Who potentially saved her life within the bullet from like. It actually took. Bullet from me and I can't thank them. Campbell tells me he hopes to be well enough by next month so he can try out for the school's basketball team. We of course are wishing him a speedy recovery reporting from UNC on the lease sorties thirteen action news.
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