Posted: Jan 9, 2011 7:44 PM
Updated: Jan 9, 2011 8:34 PM
TUCSON - Dorwan Stoddard was shot and killed during Saturday's mass shooting at the Safeway grocery store at Ina Rd. & Oracle Rd.
Stoddard fell on top of his wife Mavy when the shooting started.
Mavy Stoddard thought the shooting was fireworks in front of the supermarket, but Dorwan knew better and dove to the ground, covering his wife.
Mavy Stoddard didn't know that she had been shot in the leg three times because her husband had fallen on her, said Mike Nowak, pastor of the church that the couple attended.
Mavy Stoddard talked to her husband, who was shot in the head, for 10 minutes while he breathed heavily. Then he stopped breathing.
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