Matt: I heard the pop and then I could smell the smoke coming from the gun, but I didn't feel anything. It took a while…until I could actually feel the bullet burning in my back. I knew I had to fight to live—but I also remember thinking that I didn't know too many people who can make it [being shot] point blank in the chest, and I accepted the fact that I potentially was not going to make it through this.
Oprah: Many people would observe and call 911 and other people would shout for somebody else to come and help, but you just dove into, really, the line of fire.
Matt: It was a split second decision I made…To have something like that happen in front of my shop and nobody doing anything about it—that's not happening on my watch. I saw what was going on and I ran out there and I helped her out.