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Arizona couple describes the chaos at the mass shooting in Las Vegas

Posted at 10:47 PM, Oct 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-05 01:47:03-04

We are hearing so many stories of heroism and sacrifice from the survivors of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. One Arizona couple got engaged at the Route 91 Festival last year and went back this year for their honeymoon. David and Dillion Norma from Bullhead, AZ, got married two weeks ago. A week before, they found out they're having a baby.

"We had so many honeymoon options, but we were excited about this," said David Norman. 

While enjoying the concert they suddenly heard gunfire.

"I grabbed my wife's hand and said we need to run now. That's not fireworks that's a gun. As we were running, I remember her asking me where are we going? I said just run, it doesn't matter, get out of range.

David, an Army veteran says he could tell the gunfire was coming from Mandalay Bay. As they were running, David he says he broke a fence that allowed for them and others to get out of danger.

"People were diving, people were ducking behind what they could find, just chaos," said Dillion. 

Both covered in blood, they jumped into a strangers truck. Another woman from the concert jumped in as well. She offered David and Dillion to come to her home because she didn't want them to back to the Las Vegas strip. 

"They gave us food, shower, gave us clothes, washed our clothes," said David. 

"I remember her telling me she saw him run and knock over a fence and saved so many peoples lives by doing that because so many people couldn't get over the fence," said Dillion.

"I feel very blessed and that's pretty much the only word I can find to describe it. Lucky doesn't quite sum it up," added David.

When the two returned to Arizona, Dillion went to the doctor and was told she has a cracked rib, a shoulder sprain and a small hemorrhage  Their baby is ok.

Despite their injuries, the Norman's know other families are facing a more dire situation.