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Tech sergeant -- -- belly of the US air force was in the theater when the shooting happened.
Her friend and -- staff sergeant -- Childress was killed in the attack in fact he died saving her life.
Sergeant -- -- is joining us now live.
To tell us your story of what happened that night it's my understanding you hadn't known him that long.
But -- sergeant Childress became a fast brand name in just a month or so.
Yes he did.
Tell me about him as a person.
-- -- -- -- -- he was that very hard worker there -- never job he left that guy and he was very patient he showed me every being every every single.
Question I had when I got here since I was -- new person I needed to be shown around.
It he did that -- while still getting his job done.
Though and they'll outside of that he would often just the nicest guy.
And on that night eight of you as I understand native U colleagues from the air force.
Decided to go see the Dark Knight rises premier.
He was -- seated next to you in the fifth row tell us what happened what you remember.
There are only four -- that they -- myself starting Q live our supervisor and his wife and really what we -- the canister -- from that the exit door we ought to hit the floor.
And we did note that it started still live with hit and you know it was over in the lights came on.
That canister there's been question about what that was was it tear gas was it smoke I know that you go through a lot of training in the air force.
Do you have any idea what it was.
We've been told it was tear gas that the only thing I was -- it -- all the gunpowder or recognize that.
Because of the canister I -- went off a little further for me and their adult.
It didn't make it that far.
All -- view.
You yourself were hit.
And he went down when did you find out what happened to him.
-- when the lights came on we tried to revive and we were very deal but -- it wasn't confirmed.
Did that -- entail.
Late that evening.
-- Thought I -- about.
-- -- two hours later did they they had notified family first though.
You know we we had hoped that he was -- OK but.
Well it sounds like he was just a great guy staff sergeant Jesse coach Childress.
Of the US airports serving his country.
There's just so sad that all of this has taken place but we thank you for sharing his story with us tech sergeant -- her --
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