TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Gadsden County Sheriff’s Deputy Chicara Hearns was given a hero’s welcome as she exited Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Sunday afternoon.
“We’re simply so glad that she got here residence at present and we simply wished to point out her some love by escorting her residence safely,” mentioned Gadsden County Sheriff’s Division Lieutenant Anglie Holmes.
Deputy Hearns, who was shot within the abdomen on Tuesday within the line of obligation, was escorted residence by a number of regulation enforcement and emergency autos from the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Division, Florida Freeway Patrol, Tallahassee Police Division and even Florida Fish and Wildlife.
Nancy Romero was the dispatcher that despatched assist to Deputy Hearns when she was shot 4 instances, 3 instances within the vest and one which went below her vest.
“It hits totally different when it is one in all ours when their below misery and the one factor you are able to do is ship them assist,” mentioned Romero.
Romero mentioned Tuesdays taking pictures was traumatizing, however is glad her pal is lastly residence.
“It is numerous feelings they’re good although, they’re good. We’re simply glad that she’s nonetheless right here with us,” mentioned Romero.
Sergeant Anthony Boyland, the supervisor on obligation throughout Tuesdays taking pictures helped lead the pack to Deputy Hearns home. He mentioned the help from regulation enforcement companies from throughout the nation has been excellent, and when Deputy Hearns is again to work, she’ll be a task mannequin for different officers.
“It’s unimaginable that lower than every week in the past she was shot she’s out of the hospital now,” mentioned Sgt. Boyland. “She is a miracle, she is spectacular and I’m very pleased with her.”
A group of individuals, glad to see Deputy Hearns doing higher and now at residence recovering.
“Simply proud that amongst our company we have now a hero,” mentioned Romero.