AUBURN, California -- A third grader in California is being recognized for her courage in the face of a terrifying scenario.
On Jan. 15, 8-year-old Isabell Pierce was riding in the car with her father when suddenly they heard a loud sound.
Someone had shot the driver's side window and the bullet struck Isabell's dad in the chest.
Isabell reacted quickly by taking a sweat band that was inside the car and using it to apply pressure to her father's bleeding wound until he safely arrived at a nearby fire department.
8-year-old awarded for saving her dad's life after random shooting