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Orange County doctor John Cheng remembered for his heroism at Taiwanese church shooting

  • John Cheng, a 52-year-old sports medicine doctor, was brutally shot during a mass shooting at a Laguna Woods church on Sunday.
  • He was hailed as a hero for intervening and tackling the gunman, 68-year-old David Chou.
  • Cheng’s quick actions allowed some congregants to step in and hogtie the suspect. He was reportedly shot several times and pronounced dead at the scene.
  • The shooting, which was described as a “politically-motivated hate incident” by officials, is currently being investigated as a hate crime.
  • Chou is being held on a $1 million bail at the Orange County Intake Release Center.

A doctor in Orange County, California, who was brutally shot during a mass shooting at a Laguna Woods church on Sunday was hailed as a hero for intervening and stopping the gunman.

John Cheng, a 52-year-old sports medicine doctor, immediately sprang into action to tackle the gunman, 68-year-old David Chou, before attempting to disarm him on Sunday.

Highway Patrol Officer Risks Life to Save Man From Speeding Car

Florida Highway Patrol trooper Mithil Patel is being hailed as a hero after risking his own life to save a local businessman from getting hit by a spinning car.

The 31-year-old trooper was surveying a prior crash involving Rony Bottex at Interstate 95 in southern Martin County near Hobe Sound last week when another vehicle spun out of control after getting hit in a separate accident.

Man Donates 67% of Liver to Former Teacher He Used to ‘Hate’ For Hitting Him

A 25-year-old soon-to-be doctor saved his former primary school teacher’s life by donating 67% of his liver in what can be considered a very heroic act.

Jerome Chin bravely volunteered to give part of his liver to his former teacher, Leong Fong Peng, who used to discipline him when he was still studying as a child at Kong Min primary school in Kuantan, Malaysia in 2003, according to The Star.

Fan of Anime ‘My Hero Academia’ Saves Woman From Ex-Boyfriend’s Machete Attack

A fan of the Japanese anime “My Hero Academia” is being praised for his heroism and bravery after saving a woman from her ex-boyfriend who aggressively tried to swing a machete inside a Starbucks in California.

Blaine Hodge, a 27-year-old local artist, was the only one who stepped in when people ran after realizing that the suspect was carrying a deadly weapon.

Teen Sacrifices Her Own Life to Save Sister from Falling Down Waterfall During 4th of July

A 16-year-old teen sacrificed her own life to save her 11-year-old sister from falling down North Carolina’s Rainbow Falls at Gorges State Park in the Pisgah National Forest during the 4th of July holiday on Wednesday.

The tragic incident occurred around noon when the teen, identified as H’Money Siu, tried to save her sister by helping her get out of the pool above the falls, but was swept over the edge.

Heroic Cop in China Sacrifices Life to Save Pedestrians from Driver Speeding on Sidewalk

Many Chinese netizens are paying their respect to a 50-year-old traffic cop from Jingshan county in central China’s Hubei province after he sacrificed his own life to save pedestrians from a driver who purposefully drove his car onto a busy sidewalk.

The compilation video shot by pedestrians from the sidewalk and the surveillance camera shows the driver going up and down the busy street of Chengzhong Road in Xinshi Town before plowing the sidewalk filled with people on Monday evening, April 30, Shine reported.

Heroic 90-year-old Grandpa Saves Kid from Drowning in Icy River

A 90-year-old grandfather from the village of Hejiaqiao in Santai county, southwest China’s sichuan province, is being hailed as a hero after he jumped into an icy river to save a 1 1/2 year old toddler from drowning.

The incident occurred last week Wednesday when the boy, whose name was not mentioned in the report, was riding his bike and slipped and fell into the river. His grandmother, only identified by her surname Yue, was terrified at what happened and immediately shouted for help, according to China Daily.