Man shot in neck while trying to save strangers during Las Vegas shooting

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An Orange County man suffered a gunshot to the neck while trying to save the lives of strangers during the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas.

A 30-year-old man is being hailed a hero after he was shot in the neck while trying to save the lives of strangers during the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas.

KABC-TV reports, when the gunshots rang out, Jonathan Smith, of Orange County, California, grabbed several strangers and directed them to run and hide behind a row of cars.

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That's when Smith was shot in the neck. He said an off-duty San Diego police officer stopped the bleeding and flagged down a car to get him to the hospital for treatment.

The bullet remains lodged in Smith's neck. Doctors are keeping the bullet there, saying removing it may cause more damage.
A GoFundMe page was set up to go toward Smith's medical expenses.
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