A veteran D.C. police officer from Ellicott City was awarded the Congressional Badge of Bravery on Wednesday for his role in shooting the gunman in the Navy Yard mass shooting two years ago.
Officer Dorian DeSantis received the medal at a ceremony held at the University of Baltimore Law Center.
"It was a team effort all the way through. It can't be done with one guy," DeSantis said. "I thank you for this award and I will be the keeper for everyone else who responded that day," DeSantis said.
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings said at the ceremony that without DeSantis' and the other officers' actions, "it was a situation that could have been much...