bystander

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bystander

One who stands nearby; generally understood to be a spectator of unfolding events—i.e., a nonparticipant.
References in classic literature ?
THE BYSTANDER [suspiciously] Who told you my people come from Selsey?
A SARCASTIC BYSTANDER [thrusting himself between the note taker and the gentleman] Park Lane, for instance.
THE SARCASTIC BYSTANDER [not attending to her] Do you know where
THE SARCASTIC BYSTANDER [affecting great distinction of speech] Thenk you, teacher.
bystanders, but was shot and killed by an armed civilian bystander,
As a result, McDonald's was forced to shut and leave "innocent bystanders going home with empty bellies".
Of the cardiac arrests, 86 percent occurred at home, and 71 percent of the bystanders who performed CPR were family members.
The EMS Education Department of the Denver Paramedic Division created two different courses; one how to respond during casualty care aimed at law enforcement and first responders (TCC-LEFR), and the other to teach bleeding control is aimed at lay bystanders (BCon).
AN Eritrean migrant shot by an Israeli security guard and then attacked by bystanders who mistook him for an assailant in a fatal bus station attack has died.
Early defibrillation can be achieved by bystanders using public access automated external defibrillators (AEDs).
Summary: If news broadcasters, social media users and casual gossipers expressed shock at the brutal stabbing death of George al-Reef near Gemmayzeh last week, the inaction of multiple bystanders who witnessed the attack has been roundly decried as shameful cowardice.
One interesting approach is to get bystanders to be active monitors and reporters of harassment online or in person.