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WE WILL KEEP AN EYE ON IT. >> I AM CERTIFIED IN FIRST AID AND CPR. I’M UNEMPLOYED AND NOT DOING ANYTHING. THERE IS NO REASON FOR ME NOT TO BE OUT HERE AND HELPING PEOPLE. MECCA: A MAN IN THE MIDST OF PROTESTERS SHOWED UP TO PROVIDE MEDICAL ATTENTION. THIS MAN DID NOT WANT HIS NAME ON CAMERA BUT HE TELLS US HE HELPED AT LEAST THREE PEOPLE WHO WERE INJURED BEFORE WE SPOKE TO HIM. EVAN: AS WE WERE LIVE, WE SAW KIM HELP TWO MORE PEOPLE WHO WERE HUR. >> THEY HAD JUST BEEN HIT BY TEAR GAS. EVAN: SHE SAID OF THE PEOPLE HE BANDAGED, ONE WAS SENT TO THE HOSPITAL BLEEDING FROM THE HEAD. ANOTHER WAS HIT W

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Man provides medical aid to people injured during Oklahoma City protests

Amid the chaos during Saturday night’s protests in Oklahoma City, a man could be seen going from person to person to provide medical attention.The man, who did not want to be identified, told KOCO 5 that he helped at least three people before we spoke with him. As KOCO 5 was covering the protests live, we saw him help at least two other people who were hurt after tear gas was deployed and pepper bullets were shot.“I’m certified in first aid and CPR, and I’m unemployed and not doing anything right now,” the man said. “So, there’s no point for me not to be out here helping people.”The man said of the people he bandaged, one was taken to an area hospital, bleeding from the head. Another person he helped had a head injury, which he believes was caused by getting hit in the head with a tear gas pellet.

Amid the chaos during Saturday night’s protests in Oklahoma City, a man could be seen going from person to person to provide medical attention.

The man, who did not want to be identified, told KOCO 5 that he helped at least three people before we spoke with him. As KOCO 5 was covering the protests live, we saw him help at least two other people who were hurt after tear gas was deployed and pepper bullets were shot.

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“I’m certified in first aid and CPR, and I’m unemployed and not doing anything right now,” the man said. “So, there’s no point for me not to be out here helping people.”

The man said of the people he bandaged, one was taken to an area hospital, bleeding from the head. Another person he helped had a head injury, which he believes was caused by getting hit in the head with a tear gas pellet.

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