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Chargers give hero of Club Q shooting Super Bowl tickets



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On Sunday, the Chargers introduced Richard Fierro, an Military veteran who stopped a gunman at a LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, with tickets to this yr’s Tremendous Bowl.

Simply earlier than midnight on Nov. 19, a 22-year-old assailant stormed into Membership Q and opened fireplace with a semiautomatic rifle, killing 5 and injuring 25 extra. Fierro, who was there along with his spouse to attend a celebration with their daughter, helped to subdue the shooter.

“I grabbed him by the again of his little cheap-ass armor,” he advised The Occasions shortly after the incident. Fierro’s spouse, Jessica, and his daughter Kassy survived the assault. Kassy’s boyfriend, Inexperienced Vance, was killed.

Richard Fierro and his family walk down a sidewalk

Richard Fierro and his household went to go to the Chargers’ observe facility in Costa Mesa and attended the group’s ultimate dwelling sport of the common season Sunday.

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On Dec. 30, Fierro and his household went to go to the Chargers’ observe facility in Costa Mesa. In a video posted by the group, gamers lined up on the sector to greet Fierro and shake his hand.

In a Fb put up written after the go to, Fierro wrote: “…the group didn’t must do any of this, I’m so grateful and humbled by this gesture.”

Then on Sunday, earlier than the Chargers’ ultimate dwelling sport of the common season, Richard and Jessica stood ultimately zone at SoFi Stadium with Corridor of Famer LaDainian Tomlinson. The group posted a video by which Tomlinson fingers Richard a big, wrapped object.

Richard tears off the wrapping to search out an outsized ticket to this yr’s Tremendous Bowl, to be performed Feb. 12 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. Waving the ticket within the air, the longtime Charger fan yells in pleasure: “Landing, child!”