He was outside by the hotel pool when suddenly he was one of the thousands fleeing for their lives after Stephen Paddock opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers nearby, “I was right under where he was firing so that was probably the scariest part,” he told The Raleigh News & Observer. “Never in my wildest dreams could I have imagined this incident could have happened. But unfortunately, it could happen anywhere, anytime.” This wasn’t the first time Dempsey was running for his life in the middle of a

national tragedy. Just 16 years earlier he was working inside of the World Trade Center Tower 2 when a plane struck the building. The images of people running for their lives in Vegas was eerily similar to the ones he saw during the 9/11 attack. “Those are images you can’t ever get over,” he said.Miraculously, Dempsey survived both terror attacks, but the Las Vegas one brought back horrific memories. READ MORE