Chicago man shot while protecting children recovers

June 27, 2008 3:02:58 PM PDT
A man hailed as a hero after getting shot while protecting a group of children from gunfire earlier in June is recovering from his injuries.Steven Johnson has been able to speak to police about the incident in Gary, Indiana on June 17.

The man was shot in the torso while physically carrying three children to safety after seeing two men pull out weapons and open fire during an argument nearby.

Johnson was watching his grandson and other kids play at the time.

No arrests have been made in the shooting.