An Australian who was woman was stabbed 11 times by a Tinder date who stalked her, broke into her home and doused her with gasoline, recounted her harrowing story to Australia’s parliament on Tuesday.
“As I saw his knife rise and fall it took a while for my brain to comprehend that he was actually stabbing me,” Angela Jay said, according to the New York Post. “I remember one distinct thought — I am going to bleed to death.”
“I eventually found the strength to pick myself off the ground only to be met by a shower of [gas],” she added in her testimony on behalf of White Ribbon, an advocacy organization for victims of domestic violence. “It ran down my face and through my hair. It burned my eyes and I coughed as the fumes began to choke me.”
Jay, who had previously filed a restraining order against the man, then ran for
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Earlier this Summer, a congressional baseball game became the target of a shooter who managed to injure a handful of participants. Now, months later, one of the survivors is speaking about the horrific encounter.
“We all yelled ‘Gun!’” said Tyson Foods lobbyist Matt Mika on “Good Morning America.” “I don’t know who yelled it first and we started running.”
Mika had taken a bullet to the chest during the incident which left five injured. Shooter James Hodgekinson would die from injuries incurred during a shootout with police.
“I could see his eyes and the gun, but that was it. After that, I was like, ‘I’ve got to get out of here. I’ve got to run as fast as I can and move.'”
Mika said that he does not remember the precise moment he was shot, but that he believed the bullet entered his body while he was fleeing toward the
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