Rep. Lauren Boebert, Colorado Republican, introduced a resolution Thursday commending Elisjsha Dicken, the 22-year-old bystander who shot and killed a mass shooter earlier this month in Greenwood, Indiana.
The resolution co-sponsored by a dozen House Republicans and no Democrats, salutes Mr. Dicken for his “uncommon courage in defending his fellow citizens against an armed shooter at a mall in Greenwood, Indiana, on July 17, 2022.”
“Elisjsha Dicken is an American hero worthy of recognition and honor,” said Ms. Boebert in a statement. “Eli’s act of bravery saved countless lives and inspired millions more. While many career politicians are working to disarm law-abiding citizens like Eli, I’m committed to ensuring that we uphold the Constitutional right to defend one’s self.”
She concluded: “On behalf of a grateful nation, I’m honored to lead this bill recognizing Eli Dicken, a true American hero.”
Mr. Dicken was shopping with his girlfriend when the heavily armed 20-year-old
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