A man saved a small child from a savage attack and is now being praised as a hero. As KPTV reports, Don Gilbert stayed in his room earlier this week at the Sunnyside Motel in Vancouver Washington, when, approximately at 9 p.m., a shriek of a screaming child caught his ear.
Without thinking, Gilbert grabbed a baseball bat. That’s when he saw 32-year-old Kyle Holder beating and kicking his 2-year-old daughter in the parking lot of the motel.
“I hit him once in the back. He had the baby by his feet,” Gilbert said. “He took her to the curb and just slammed her down, and that’s when I cracked him in the skull three or four times.”
The reason Holder was brutally attacking his daughter was disgusting.
“I did not want to kill her, but I had to. I had to hold my daughter and crush her head so she could go up to the sky,” Holder said.
“He was just babbling about God’s coming for everyone and he’s got to get the evil out of his daughter,” Gilbert continued.
The little girl was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. Meanwhile, her father was at a local jail facing attempted first-degree murder charges.
And Gilbert will not face any charges, according to police.
See video of report here.
Heroes have many different appearances. Despite being praised as a hero by a lot of people, Gilbert insists that he isn’t one. He stated that he has done only that which any honest human being would have done in such an occasion.