Officer Shot In Head While Responding To A Domestic Violence Call

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Pictured: Officer Joseph Gregg

Pictured: Officer Joseph Gregg

FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA–Officer Joseph Gregg from the Navajo Nation Police force in Arizona was shot in the face while responding to a domestic violence call on Saturday October 11th.

He was transported to Flagstaff, Arizona for treatment.  He was then transferred to a Phoenix area hospital for emergency medical treatment.

He is currently in stable condition and recovering from the shotgun wound to the head.

Officer Joseph Gregg has been with the Navajo Police Department for 9 years.  He lives in Northern Arizona on the Navajo reservation near Page, AZ.

He is a devoted husband and  a  father of four.   His family continues to be by his side while he is recovering.

“We are asking for donations to help with medical, travel, food, and other unseen expenses,” stated Jilleen Redhair, the wife of the injured officer. “His family is praying for his health and strength to continue and improve. We thank you all for your prayers and thank everyone for their kind words and keeping us in your thoughts.  We would also like to thank everyone who has already helped his family help during this trying time.”

Gregg’s family has set up an account on GoFundMe.com to help pay for his medical expenses. To donate, simply click here.

H/T: GoFundMe.com

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Nikki Gaskins has spent much of her journalism career covering crime and court cases. She's been featured on Investigation Discovery, served as host of Savannah's Most Wanted and covered multiple high profile murders including that of convicted cop killer Troy Davis; Guy Heinz Jr., the young man charged with murdering eight people inside a Georgia mobile home; and Christopher Pittman--one of the youngest people in the country to be convicted as an adult for the double murders of his grandparents.
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