Independence Police Officer Honored After Long Journey of Healing

News

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — After a miraculous eight-month journey, an Independence police officer is finally back in good health.

Officer Thomas Wagstaff was shot in the head last summer during a robbery chase.

After coming close to death, Wagstaff was moved to a grueling physical therapy rehab center.

Last night Wagstaff and his family were honored for their sacrifice.

He was also awarded a Distinguished Service Medal and a Purple Heart.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

World News

More World News

Trending Stories

Newsfeed Now

More Newsfeed Now