Sean Riggin, Chief of Police in Pleasantville, NJ acknowledges the heroic efforts of Firefighters Sanchez (center) and Alexander (right) for their actions following a shooting their on Friday night at a high school football game.
On Friday, November 15th 2019, off-duty On Time EMT and Pleasantville Firefighter Ernest Alexander was watching the Pleasantville High School football game when a shooting started.
As a result of the shooting, three people, including a 10-year-old boy (critical) and a 15-year-old boy (treated and released) were struck by gunfire.
Instead of ducking for cover, EMT Alexander disregarded his own safety and sprang into action rendering aid to one of the victims of the shooting.
EMT Alexander’s actions likely saved the lives of the victims of this tragic shooting.
EMT Alexander’s actions are an excellent example of what Caring in Motion stands for!
Please help us recognize and give a heartfelt thank you to EMT Ernest Alexander, Jr. for his selfless act in assisting the victims during this tragic event.
Thank you very much EMT Alexander for going above and beyond while off duty from both jobs!
Below is the video from the press conference today. If you skip to 09:37 on the video, you will see the Chief of Police’s comments about EMT Ernest Alexander.