At first glance you might ask why we posted this story. In fact, even if you read most of it, you may ask the same question. It’s what is at the very end of this story that caught our attention. The State Trooper is quoted as saying:
“It was one of those deals of being in the right place at the right time,” Robinson said. “I believe he would have loaded up that gun and gone to town because he was praying for Allah to help him carry out his mission.”
All Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Sheldon Robinson was looking for was a burger and an oil change on his day off.
But Thursday he got a standing ovation from members of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority for his heroic actions in between.
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