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Twitter Is Applauding Hero Who Used A Shopping Cart To Help Stop Knife-Wielding Terrorist

In a very scary situation, a man in Melbourne, Australia, stabbed three people in broad daylight killing one of them. The unidentified man came out of a pickup truck that was on fire.

When police showed up on the scene, responding to the vehicle fire, the man began attacking them.

While many people gathered around to record the attacks on their phones, one man stepped forward and tried to help police,  He repeatedly pushed a shopping cart—called a trolley in Australia—between the knife-wielding man and the officers.

Eventually the man, who the police are calling a terrorist, was shot. He later died from his injuries.

Now the internet wants to know who the good Samaritan was with the grocery cart.

Of course, it is hard not to point out the obvious.

We hope that the man attempting to help is recognized for his heroics.

H/T: Indy100, NBC News, Wall Street Journal 

Written by Jonna Ivin

Jonna Ivin is the founder of STIR Journal and writer of the essay, I Know Why Poor Whites Chant, Trump, Trump, Trump. She has appeared on NPR, OPB, The Roland Martin Show and KCRW. Jonna is the author of the books Will Love For Crumbs, 8th Amendment, and, Sister Girl. Her writing has been featured in Good Magazine, STIR Journal, The Establishment, and xoJane. Twitter @jonnaivin