Early morning hours on Saturday November 30th in the city of Battle Creek. Officer Jeff Johnson pursued a suspect on foot that had several outstanding felony warrants. During the foot pursuit there was a physical altercation. During the altercation Johnson was shot in the left leg, chest and wrist. Johnson's protective vest stopped the bullet from entering his chest. Johnson sustained injury to his left femur which was operated on and he is now recovering.
Officer Johnson is engaged to a local Paramedic. Johnson's fiance recently gave birth to a baby girl. Johnson's fiance is currently on maternity leave. They have a blended family of 5 children.
We are asking for your help in easing the financial burden this incident has caused so his family can focus on his recovery.