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Man who took down White Settlement church shooter to receive Medal of Courage from Gov. Abbott

Posted at 12:41 PM, Jan 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 12:08:29-05

The man who stopped the shooting at West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement will receive the Medal of Courage from Gov. Greg Abbott.

Abbott tweeted that he would give Jack Wilson the medal on Monday Jan. 13.

The medal is the highest award given to civilians by the Governor.

In the video of the shooting, Wilson took down the suspect within 6 seconds.

The gunman killed two people before he was taken down.