Hero of the Week – Man tackles jail gunman

Posted at 12:50 PM, Sep 12, 2015

TENNESSEE - Each week, West Michigan's Most Wanted recognizes a member of law enforcement who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to help the community they serve.

For the week of Sept 5th, a citizen is being recognized for their heroic efforts in saving several people being held hostage by a gunman in a jail visitor center.

Talia Kaplan has the story in the video player above.