Dancing With the Stars''s French Train Hero Attends the Oregon Community College in Shooting Rampage

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Dancing with the Stars' French train hero attends the Oregon community college in shooting rampage

If not for Dancing with the Stars, contestant Alek Skarlatos tells Greta Van Susteren he likely would’ve been attending classes today at Umpqua Community College. TMZ reports that Skarlatos, who helped prevent a mass shooting aboard a train in France, cut short Dancing rehearsals when he heard news of the mass shooting. An Army National Guardsman in Oregon, Skarlatoshas been studying at the college for a career in law enforcement. "While I was fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time in August aboard a train bound for Paris,” Skarlatos said in a statement, "I only wish that the same could be said for today. I wish that I could have been there today to assist."


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