Shot Mo. LEO meets good Samaritans who helped her

The two good Samaritans stopped an inmate who attacked the LEO while being transported to a hospital


By News Staff

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — An officer who was shot last week while transporting an inmate met the two good Samaritans who helped her during her time of need.

According to local news station KSHB, Officer Jasmine Diab was able to meet her two heroes, Rich Shannon and Jason Gamm, on Tuesday.

Diab was transporting 38-year-old inmate Jamey Griffin to a local hospital for a mental evaluation when Griffin tried to grab Diab’s handgun. Diab was shot during the incident.

The officer said Shannon and Gamm helped get the attacker offr and that she may have died from blood loss if it wasn’t for them stepping in to help.

In a Facebook post, Diab thanked the heroes and everyone else for their support.

“I may be a hero, but these two will always be my heroes,” Diab said.

A GoFundMe page has been created to help with the officer’s expenses.

 

First off I'd like to thank everyone for this support through this emotional tragedy I've been going through. It means...

Posted by Jasmine Diab on Tuesday, June 18, 2019

 

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