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Rony Monzon, a freshman at Phoenix Military Academy, saved a friend's life in July 2012 when a gunman shot at them as they sat on a porch in Brighton Park, and he jumped in front of the bullets. Rony has been named a "Chicagoan of the Year" by Chicago Magazine for his heroics. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Named A ‘Chicagoan Of The Year’ After Saving Friend From Gunfire

A teenager who was shot three times saving his friend’s life has been named one of the city’s “Chicagoans of the Year” by Chicago magazine.

CBS 2–12/05/2012

47th Place Shooting

Report: Girl Says She Is Alive Because Boy Jumped In Front Of Bullet

A 14-year old Chicago girl says she’s alive today because her 13-year old friend stood in front of her during a gang shooting on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012