Craighead deputy saves man after self-inflicted gunshot wound

A Craighead County Sheriff’s Department deputy is being hailed a hero after saving the life of a man during a medical crisis over the weekend.

On Saturday, August 27, deputies responded to an individual with a self inflicted wound to his arm, the sheriff’s office reported. Deputy Aaron Chadwick was first on scene. Authorities say he was able to get the weapon away from the individual and apply life saving medical aid.

Please join us in thanking Deputy Aaron Chadwick on his work, and saving the life of this individual.

Craighead County Sheriff’s Department
Deputy Aaron Chadwick. Source: Craighead County Sheriff’s Department

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