The American guy who tried to save the Indian’s in the Kansas shooting incident was rewarded for his Gesture. Ian Grillot a 24 year American Tried to save the Indian’s from Kansas shooting in America, he saved two Indians from the incident, but unfortunately, he couldn’t save Srinivas Kuchibotla.
The Indo-American union had decided to reward the 24-year-old to encourage selfless deeds in the World, Indian Ambassador to the US, Navjet Sarna presented the cheque of $100,000 on an annual Indian House gala in Houston on Saturday.
Grillot was severely injured when he tried to save the people and was recovering, this incident created a lot of havoc among the Indians.
A statement posted on the official page of India House Houston said: “On behalf of the Indian-American community in Houston, India House recognised this selfless act beyond the call of duty and has extended the community’s gratitude to Ian Grillot by helping him to buy a house.”
Grillot spoke at the event : “I don’t know if I could’ve lived with myself if I wouldn’t t have stopped or attempted to stop the shooter because that would’ve been completely devastating.
“I do now have a very powerful message and if I can help empower people and spread hope and love, then why not?
“I am honoured to be at India House that serves so many families from so many communities in the Houston area,” The American Bazaar quoted Grillot as saying.
A prominent Indian American in Houston and chair of the annual gala, Jiten Agarwal, said: “It is not every day that one meets a genuine hero, a person who risks his life for another, and takes a bullet for a complete stranger.
“Ian Grillot is a man who reminds us of the promise of America and its greatness.” He added.