Air Force Reservist wounded in Aurora theater shooting ‘lost a friend’

From The Grio - NBC Southern California – Former soldier and Air Force Reservist Jesse Childress was the kind of guy who would do anything for anybody.

“My brother’s wheelchair broke,” said one long-time neighbor in Lake Los Angeles, where Childress grew up. “He (Jesse) fixed it and didn’t charge him a dime.”

Childress was one of the 12 people killed in Friday morning’s shooting rampage at an Aurora, Colo. movie theater. He was there at the midnight showing with fellow reservist Munirih Gravelly when James Holmes allegedly set off a can of tear gas before opening fire in the jam-packed theater.

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