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'I just did what I was trained to do': Man shot Oklahoma restaurant gunman to stop threat

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Juan Carlos Nazario (courtesy photo) Juan Carlos Nazario (courtesy photo)
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -

The two civilians who shot a gunman who'd opened fire inside an Oklahoma City restaurant are mostly staying mum about the incident but acknowledge they stopped a threat.
  
Police say 35-year-old Juan Carlos Nazario and 39-year-old Bryan Whittle fatally shot the suspected gunman, 28-year-old Alexander Tilghman, outside the restaurant Thursday night.
  
Nazario is a trained security guard. He spoke briefly with television station KWTV , saying: "I just did what I was trained to do to neutralize the situation." Whittle also briefly spoke with the station, saying he "stopped the threat."
  
Tilghman shot and wounded three people inside Louie's On The Lake before he was fatally shot outside the restaurant. Authorities say the victims are in good condition.
  
Whittle hasn't responded to messages from The Associated Press. Nazario previously told the AP he needed "time to soak everything in."

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