Ian Grillot, 24, who was injured while trying to intervene during a shooting in which Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed in a Kansas bar was today felicitated by Indian-Americans with $100,000 in Houston. Mr Grillot was also hailed as ‘A True American Hero’ at the 14th annual gala of India House Houston, a community center of Indian-Americans in Texas.
“It is not every day that one meets a genuine hero – a person who risks his life for another, and takes a bullet for a complete stranger. Ian Grillot is a man who reminds us of the promise of America and its greatness,” said Jiten Agarwal, chair of the annual gala.
“On behalf of the Indian-American community …