Heroic! Dad saved 30 people during Las Vegas shooting before he was shot in the shoulder

Heroic! Dad saved 30 people during Las Vegas shooting before he was shot in the shoulder

- Jonathan Smith ushered up to 30 people to safety during the Las Vegas shooting

- He only stopped after he was shot in the shoulder

- The bullet is still lodged in his body

A father-of-three has been hailed a hero after saving up to 30 people during the Las Vegas shooting on Monday, October 2.

Jonathan Smith was in Las Vegas to celebrate his brother's 43rd birthday when the shooting started.

Friends and family said he ushered up to 30 people to safety and only stopped when he got shot in the shoulder.

Smith pictured after receiving treatment for his wound. Photo: Twitter/Heather Long

Smith pictured after receiving treatment for his wound. Photo: Twitter/Heather Long

Smith's sister-in-law Tiffany Jones has set up a GoFundMe page to cover his medical expenses.

Washington Post reporter Heather Long also shared Smith's incredible story on Twitter.

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Pictured with one of his children. He has been hailed a hero. Photo: GoFundMe

Pictured with one of his children. He has been hailed a hero. Photo: GoFundMe

She wrote: "Jonathan Smith, 30, saved ~30 people last night before he was shot in the neck. He might live w/the bullet for rest of his life."

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Police estimate that about 59 people have died and 527 others injured after 64-year-old Stephen Paddock opened fire on concert goers. He later shot himself and his motivation remains unknown.

The mass shooter, Stephen Paddock. Photo: Twitter

The mass shooter, Stephen Paddock. Photo: Twitter

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