Wounded Dallas paramedic awake, talking

Sgt. Robert Watson pulled William An to his patrol car and rushed him to the hospital

By Police1 Staff

DALLAS — A paramedic who was shot by gunman is awake and alert.

MyFoxZone.com reported that Dallas Fire-Rescue posted a tweet Wednesday, saying that William An was taking with family, friends and colleagues.

An, a 10-year Dallas Fire-Rescue veteran, was in critical but stable condition. He was shot in his arm and leg; a source said he lost a lot of blood because his femoral artery was hit.

Sgt. Robert Watson pulled An to his patrol car and rushed him to the hospital amidst the gunfire.  

"Special thanks again to the first responders who risk their lives daily for others," his wife, Jayne, said. An and his wife have a 3-year-old son and are expecting their second child.

Dallas Fire-Rescue said they were thankful for the support. An will undergo additional procedures to address his injuries.


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