BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Former Maryland Terrapins basketball player Dino Gregory took to Instagram Monday morning to share the story of an heroic act committed by his brother Daniel at Sunday’s Black Lives Matter protests in Seattle.
In the post, Gregory says that his brother ran after and stopped a car that was attempting to run into a group of protestors. In the process, Daniel was shot and had to be taken to the hospital for surgery.READ MORE: Man Shot, Critically Wounded In East Baltimore Saturday, Baltimore Police Say
The 27-year-old Daniel is said to be fine and Dino expressed pride in him for saving hundreds of lives with his actions. CBS affiliate KIRO-TV reported that the man driving the car has been taken into police custody.
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The Maryland basketball program took to Twitter to say that it is proud of Daniel as well.
Proud of former Terp Dino Gregory’s brother Daniel, who heroically put himself in harms way to save others at a Seattle protest yesterday. pic.twitter.com/mfGOukRjM8
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