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September 27, 2007

NYPD cadet stopped gunman at NY college

By Erika Martinez and Hasani Gittens
The New York Post
Related: Man arrested with rifle at St. John's University

NEW YORK Christopher Benson, the police cadet and criminal-justice major who helped tackle a campus gunman at St. John's yesterday, deserves straight A's for the rest of the school year.

The genial 21-year-old from Little Neck, Queens, was relaxing between classes, chatting with his girlfriend via phone when he spotted something frightening and bizarre.

Full story: NYPD cadet stopped gunman at NY college

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