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FILE — James Shaw Jr., who wrested an assault rifle from a gunman at a Waffle House restaurant, in Nashville, Tenn., April 23, 2018. In his efforts to help the shooting victims, he set a modest fund-raising goal of $15,000, but as of May 7, 2018, Shaw’s GoFundMe has raised about $227,000. “I am overwhelmed,” he said in a statement. (Shawn Poynter/The New York Times)

FILE — James Shaw Jr., who wrested an assault rifle from a gunman at a Waffle House restaurant, in Nashville, Tenn., April 23, 2018. In his efforts to help the shooting victims, he set a modest fund-raising goal of $15,000, but as of May 7, 2018, Shaw’s GoFundMe has raised about $227,000. “I am overwhelmed,” he said in a statement. (Shawn Poynter/The New York Times)