Renee Cesario met Brendan Kelly just two hours before country music star Jason Aldean took the stage at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas Sunday.
She had no idea that unexpected meeting may have saved her life.
Renee invited Brendan to attend the concert with her and her friends, who all traveled from Riverside County, California, for the weekend music festival.
As Aldean was finishing up his set, the pair moved closer to the stage. They had just started to dance when they heard what sounded like fireworks.
“It stopped, and Jason Aldean kept playing but then the shots fired again and he ran off the stage,” Renee described in a Facebook post that has been shared by more than 130,000 people since it was posted Monday. “Before I knew what was going on, Brendan tackled me down to the ground and covered me from the fire.”
While shielding Renee from the gunfire, …
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