Classmate Saves Pastor's Daughter with His Last Breath
Pastor Randy Scroggins is talking about his daughter's survival and the man who saved her life during the mass shooting in Oregon in which nine were shot dead after being asked about their faith.
Scroggins, senior pastor at New Beginnings Church of God, used the pulpit Sunday to share the testimony of how, with his last breaths, Treven Anspach saved his daughter Lacey's life.
During the mass shooting, gunman Chris Harper Mercer questioned students about their religion at Umpqua Community College. Lacey, 18, later told her father that Mercer had asked one man to come to the front.
"You're the lucky one. You're not going to die today," he said.
After that Lacey heard a shot close to her and realized Anspach, had been shot and he was bleeding. Anspach started rolling toward her.
"I felt Treven's body as it moved over mine," Lacey told her father.
Lacey played dead under Anspach's body when Mercer told her to get up.
"The blood of that boy that covered my daughter saved her life," Scroggins said.
CBN News Reporter George Thomas spoke with Pastor Randy Scroggins about his daughter's experience during the attack. Watch the entire, unedited interview as he retells his daughter Lacey's account of the shooting in Roseburg, Oregon. You can also listen to the clips below.
Pastor Scroggins describes how his daughter Lacey is doing.
Pastor Scroggins retells his daughter Lacey's account of how the attack began and how the killer asked a victim if he was a Christian.
Pastor Scroggins describes how his daughter Lacey prayed and prepared for death during the attack on the classroom.
Pastor Scroggins' emotional description of how Treven Anspach saved his daughter's life and his conversation with Treven's mother.
Pastor Scroggins says his daughter and his town will not be victims and encourages Christians in America not to lose faith.