Man who subdued double murder suspect recognized for bravery

Hendersonville resident Brett Thaler was recognized recently by the city of Hendersonville for helping to subdue a man who police say shot to death two of Thaler’s neighbors in the Mansker Farms subdivision.

A Hendersonville man who rushed to subdue a man who police say fatally shot two women in August was recently recognized by the city for his heroic actions.

Mansker Farms resident Brett Thaler was presented an award for bravery by HPD Commander Larry Daniels during the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting on Oct. 25.