8-year-old girl given award for saving dad’s life during shooting spree
PLACER COUNTY, Calif. - A California third-grader was given a medal of merit for quick thinking that saved her dad's life. Isabell Pierce's father, Brian, was a random victim during a chaotic shooting spree on Jan. 15, according to KTXL. They were driving down Rock Springs Road in the quiet community of Newcastle, California when they heard a loud noise. Not only had suspected shooter Stanley Stepanski III shoot out the driver's side window, but the bullet had hit Brian in the chest.