Over the weekend. What's News called on Nick Starr, who was seriously wounded in the attack four months ago today. He asked that we publish the following, which hein tedious, hunt-and-pcck style using his one good arm.
as shot inas literally deluged with cards and lettersfar too many to answer individually.we mytatus report and asignm, in fact stillope (hat nobody will be offended that (continued on p. 2)
happening,urned my head toward the sound to see what was going on. The shooter must have spotted my movement, because heshot me in the left upper arm
That was enough to convince me that something, indeed, wasupposethat self-preservation must ave come Into it somehow, but my only recollection is of concern that the guards wouldn't know what waseven that anything was happeningat the stoplight that is adistance from the main gate.ut (he gearshift Into first, scrunched down as farould in the seat and made the left turn across oncoming traffic tlirough the red light.as beginning to move, he shotecond time In about the same placeso close to the same place that the hospital staff wasn't awaread been shot twiceold them.
I don't knowaideached the guard Dost, butasuess the shattered carand the bloody wreck of my arm would have told theassed out because the last thing Iclearly that morning was pulling through Ihe gale and over lo Ihe side of the road. After lhat,onfused nimbleot of shouting and dim awarenessas being carted offelicopter.
I hope that alerting the CONFIDENTIAL
guards saved lives by making it clear to the gunman that he would not escape unless he cut short his shooting
I don't know how many hours passedoke up in the Intensive Care Unit at Fairfax Hospital.o know is that it wasa genuine miracleoke up at all Maybe iluccession of miracles, beginning wilh the fact that Ihe Medivac helicopter was in Ihe air at the moment it was needed. I'm told the human body holds some eight pints of blood, and that they poured twice that much into me before they could seal up the leaky places. Special thanksll whose blood is now coursing through me!Original document.