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Young Locals Show Support for Wounded Police in Valdosta

Young Locals Show Support for Wounded Police in Valdosta
Posted at 4:00 PM, Jul 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-10 08:52:16-04

VALDOSTA, GA. (WTXL)-- Young locals in Valdosta decided to show their support for recovering officer after ambush shooting in Valdosta Friday.

The group of young people gathered in support of Officer Randall Hancock, Saturday, after the events of Friday in which the officer was called to a scene and ambushed by Stephen Paul Beck, a 22 year old recovering drug addict. According to reports, Hancock's vest had taken some of the bullets but he was hit below it, in the abdomen.

The group had signs showing support for local police and wishing the officer a speedy recovery.