NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The DPS trooper shot in the leg at the Texas-Mexico border last Friday has returned to the Dallas-Fort Worth area.READ MORE: Keri Hilson Says 'Hip Hop Family Christmas' Is All About 'Honoring Your Family, Not Living For The World'
DPS spokesperson Lt. Lonny Haschel said Trooper Danny Shaw is in a local medical facility and in good spirits.
Haschel said Shaw and his family are, “humbled and grateful for all the thoughts, prayers and well wishes from the community. As they focus on healing and returning to their lives, they ask for privacy.”READ MORE: Discover DFW: Families Can Help 'Save Christmas' This Holiday Season
Shaw has been with the Texas Highway Patrol for more than eight years and is stationed in Terrell in Kaufman County.MORE NEWS: The Christmas Capital of Texas Is located in North Texas
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