Med Student Shot While Trying to Rescue Women From Abduction 0

NEW ORLEANS, LA. –A 25-year-old Tulane University medical student is recovering after being shot while trying to stop a woman from being attacked.

Peter Gold, spotted a man dragging a woman along a sidewalk around 4 a.m. on Friday. Surveillance video captured Gold getting out of his car and walking up to the gunman.

A few seconds later, Gold walks back into the range of the camera with his hands up. Authorities say Gold was telling the gunman that he didn’t have any cash when the man shot him once in the stomach. At that point, the gunman points the gun at Gold’s head but it jams.

The surveillance video shows he tried to clear the weapon and tried to shoot Gold two more times, but the gun still jammed.

Gold was rushed to a nearby hospital and is listed in guarded condition. Gold is a fourth-year medical student who did his undergraduate work at the school.