After losing his mom and two brothers, 13-year-old Devin Langford is celebrated as a hero for saving his siblings.
“Oh yeah, he’s a hero,” said his dad, David Langford to ABC News. “He definitely saved his little brothers and sisters and I think he did it because of his love for them…He gave his life for them.”
The teenager survived the attack and managed to escape the car with his siblings. He took the surviving members as far as he could. When he couldn’t carry them any further, he hid them in the bushes, covering them with branches. He wasn’t sure if an attacker was following him, but he was determined to find help and ducked in the bushes as he walked 14 miles to La Mora to find assistance.
“What was going through my mind was to get help because every one of them was bleeding,” he said. “I wasn’t hit so I just kept walking. I prayed a lot and tried to hide in the bushes in case anyone was trying to follow me.”
His baby brother was also almost killed when a bullet grazed his chest, but he survived.
As Christian Headlines previously reported, the brutal attack occurred last week in Mexico when an alleged drug cartel shot the family’s convoy of cars and killed nine people, including three mothers and six children. Occurring in a region less than 100 miles from the Arizona border that is disputed among drug cartels, the…
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