NEIGHBORS SAY THE AREA NEAR YANGER'S PUB ON FOURTH
STREET IS CALM.
PEOPLE KEEP TO THEMSELVES.
BUT THURSDAY AFTERNOON DAVID GERARD COULDN'T KEEP
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DAVID GERARD/TRIED TO HELP STABBING VICTIM: 0310 i
heard the man who was attacking the other man scream,
but frankly it's a common occurence with him 17 i've
kind of drowned out his angry yelling he does it all
the time 20
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BUT THEN THE 24 YEAR OLD HEARD A DIFFERENT VOICE SCREAM
FROM HIS FIRST FLOOR LEVEL APARTMENT...GERARD RAN
UP TO THE SECOND FLOOR AND SAW A MAN...IDENTIFIED
AS YOUNG CHOI....ATTACKING A PERSON ON THE GROUND
WITH A SMALL SWORD.
THAT PERSON WAS DUSTIN VANDERHEYDEN.
HE KEPT GOING.
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DAVID GERARD/TRIED TO HELP STABBING VICTIM: 0349 i
tried grabbing it that's how he cut me.
i guess i distracted him long enough so the other
man could crawl back into his apartment 58
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GERARD LEFT AND CALLED 911.
WHEN POLICE ARRIVED THE ATTACKER REFUSED TO SURRENDER
BUT A NEGOTIATOR CONVINCED HIM TO TURN HIMSELF IN.
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DAVID GERARD/TRIED TO HELP STABBING VICTIM: 0525 i
don't know what the guy was really thinking 27
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GERARD HAS LIVED IN THIS BUILDING FOR NEARLY A YEAR...AND
SAYS THE 29 YEAR OLD ATTACKER...WAS ALWAYS SEEMINGLY
UPSET...BUT NEVER VIOLENT.
GERARD DIDN'T KNOW THE VICTIM PERSONALLY BUT SAYS
HE FEELS SOMEWHAT RESPONSIBLE.
DAVID GERARD/TRIED TO HELP STABBING VICTIM: 0246 i
know i did everything i could it's just that immediate
feeling of could i have done more 50
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MARY JO OLA/STAND UP: 1245 GERARD SAYS HE WAS THE
ONLY ONE WHO RESPONDED TO THE VICTIM'S SCREAMS FOR
HELP...DESPITE WHAT HAPPENED HE STILL HOPES TO ACHIEVE
HIS LIFELONG DREAM OF BECOMING A POLICE OFFICER.
IN WATERTOWN MARY JO OLA WISC NEWS 3.