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Published: Apr 17, 2014 6:41 AM EDT

SPRING HILL, Fla. (AP) - Two nurses were honored by the Pasco County Sheriff's Office for trying to save the life of a man who was shot in a movie theater in January.
    
Derek Friedhoff and his girlfriend, Jennie Manera, both nurses, were given the award.
    
Friedhoff and Manera were at a movie theater in Wesley Chapel on their day off when they heard a shot.
    
Authorities say 71-year-old Curtis Reeves shot 43-year-old Chad Oulson after a dispute over texting.
    
Friedhoff and Manera said they switched from off-day mindset to the focus of a trauma room. Friedhoff took off his shirt and pressed it against Oulson's entry wound.
    
Manera checked for a pulse. Oulson, who was shot in the chest, died.

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