Hi my name is Tina Woodson and I’m starting this fundraiser for my brother Travis Painter he is the undersheriff in Harper County. The morning of Thanksgiving he was shot in the line of duty. He is currently in the hospital with serious injuries to his leg. His right leg was repaired successfully but his left leg took the majority of injury. I’ll post below the update from my dad. I’m starting this to try and help with any expenses he has right now and to help my 2 nieces Trinity is almost 17 and Desa is 14. He has a very long road to recovery and I’m trying to help anyway I can. Below is the update from last night also Sunday a determination will be made on his left leg if it can be saved.
I wanted to update everyone on Travis’s condition. He just came out of surgery. His right leg repair was successful. His left leg is a different story. The bullet ripped out a 4 to 5 inch section of his artery that supplies blood to the lower leg. They installed a plastic tube to restore blood supply but the leg had been without blood supply for over 6 hours. They also fear nerve damage. They are moving him to icu and will reevaluate the leg this Sunday to see if there is any chance of saving it. If the leg is determined viable on Sunday, they will take him back to surgery sometime Sunday