Man who snatched AR-15 from gunman: ‘It was life or death’

James Shaw Jr., shows his hand that was injured when he disarmed a shooter inside a Waffle House on Sunday, in Nashville, Tenn. (Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via AP)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a “selfish” act of self-preservation and he doesn’t consider himself a hero. Never mind that he is being credited with saving several other lives.