MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Fellow corrections officers grieving the loss of their colleague have turned to a T-shirt drive to help them cope.

Officer Joseph Gomm died last week after inmate Edward Johnson attacked him with a hammer in the Stillwater prison.

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His fellow officers designed these T-shirts to sell in Gomm’s name. They have raised $18,000 so far for his family.

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Officers told us the T-shirt drive has helped them find a new purpose as they deal with their pain.

“It starts at the top, and everyone is just broken in our agency,” said Officer Shane M. Warnke Jr. “We as a core group wanted to do something.”

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T-shirts are $15 apiece. Orders will be accepted through Friday. Click here for more information.