Good samaritan to reunite with airport shooting survivor

IA, COUNCIL BLUFFS. (KMTV) – significantly less than fourteen days before, total visitors were introduced together by misfortune following a gunman opened fire within the luggage claim at Foot. Airport in California.

Five everyone was murdered and six were hurt, including Kari and Jordan Oehme Iowa, from Council Bluffs. It was not made by Jordan.

Lea was on a single trip whilst the Council pair and was in the airport.

The pictures, “The places, the looks, the scents are permanently etches in my own mind,” stated Lea.

He observed 26- year old Estaban Santiago fireplace that was available and hurried towards the help of including Oehme, many individuals.

He explained that Kari was concerning the next individual he’d come following a deputy guaranteed the shooting with in contact and the tool had been guaranteed by him.


He informed KMTV that she searched for her spouse and informed him he had bright hair.

A bit slipped since I understood a guy right is over the method that hadn’t been shifting with hair that was bright,” he explained.

“I stated what colour top does he have, she mentioned light-blue, as well as in that time, my center actually sunk worse comprehending that was her husband.”

Lea stated it had been about eight moments before Kari was taken by ETS absent.

For the reason that period, he discovered her title which she was a location he understood from producing work journeys, from Council Bluffs.

“It place more reality from there and was type of surprising,” stated Lea.

Lea included that there have been additionally more contacts towards the Oehme household.

“My partner Kari means her title exactly the same method Kari means hers, I then found out their household includes a cottage up in upper Minnesota plus they drive-through my city in Elk Water to make the journey to their cabin.”

Through misfortune, the Oehmes and also Lea possess a relationship.

Lea stated he sensed he must be to go to Michael’s memorial.

“I experienced the and also the requirement wish to not just be below for them, but to greatly help create and try their evening only a little better, but in the same period for me personally,” he explained.

Oehme is likely to be set to relaxation in Council Bluffs on Thursday.