IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

Woman in Aurora shooting: Leaving injured friend 'wasn't an option'

Bleeding profusely after being hit by a gun blast in last month’s Colordao movie theater shooting, Allie Young made a simple request to her best friend — save yourself. But Stephanie Davies chose to risk her own life to rescue Young. In an exclusive interview with Matt Lauer on TODAY Wednesday, Young, 19, and Davies, 21, talked about the unbreakable bond that saved Young’s life on July 20 wh
AURORA, CO - JULY 22: In this handout from the White House, U.S. President Barack Obama (R) hugs Stephanie Davies (2nd R), who helped keep her friend, shooting victim Allie Young (L), alive during the movie theatre shootings on July 22, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. According to police, James Holmes killed 12 people and injured 58 others during a shooting rampage at an opening night screening of \"The Dark Knight Rises\" July 20, in Aurora, Colorado. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)
/ Source: TODAY contributor