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No bullet can stop him

$8,594 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 121 people in 16 months
Created March 9, 2018
Forest Park, Georgia police officer Timothy Sterrett was shot in the neck while attempting to apprehend a violent suspect.  Another officer was also shot.

Tragically, the assailant's bullets did tremendous harm.  The bullet that struck Officer Sterrett migrated from the neck to the collar and ultimately lodged in his right shoulder, inflicting life-threatening injuries and causing severe trauma to the soft tissues surrounding his airway and serious nerve damage.  Officer Sterrett died on the operating table at Grady Hospital, but the talented team of doctors and nurses was able to revive him.  After a successful operation to stabilize him, Officer Sterrett was placed in intensive care and then began a long and painful journey to recovery that has involved debilitating neuropathy and partial loss of function in his right hand.  The problems caused by the bullet’s trajectory through his neck and throat continue to cause excruciating pain, and the bullet could not be extricated from his shoulder.

Pictured above: Officer Sterrett in the Grady Hospital ICU

Prior to this incident, Officer Sterrett was known for his responsible, community-centered policing, for his kindness and willingness to help the citizens he swore to protect.  He also received multiple commendations from his superiors and residents of Forest Park because of his fair and proactive attempts to protect and serve beyond the scope of his regular duties.  In spite of his suffering, Officer Sterrett is hopeful that he will soon be able to return to his career as a police officer.Currently, Timothy is unable to work because of his injuries.  Although he sees a physical therapist daily, is being treated by five different specialists and continues to undergo tests to determine the long-term severity of his injuries, he is unable to return to duty and is facing mounting economic difficulties as a result of the assault.  Please give a hand to help this remarkable young man navigate these uncertain and frightening times without worry.  Every donation large and small is most appreciated.

Click for Officer Sterrett's remarkable thank you to the medical team that saved him
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Dear everyone,

This is James Davis, Timothy Blake Sterrett's long term friend who set up this account. On his behalf, I am writing to tell you how grateful he has been for your kind donations and your words of encouragement. He continues to recover slowly from his gunshot wounds and is determined to thrive in law enforcement again. While he has not yet reached out to you individually to show his thanks, please know that your support has made his suffering lessen greatly. He is still not completely out of the woods yet and is undergoing intensive therapy to regain strength and control, so if you would be willing to share this campaign again on Facebook and other social media, it would help him even more. Thank you again for coming to his aid during that very traumatic and tragic time. Bless all of you.
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Many thanks to everyone who has contributed to help Timothy! We are still short of the goal, but your kindness has meant the world to him...
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$8,594 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 121 people in 16 months
Created March 9, 2018
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