MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minnesota officer shot in the line of duty is getting support from fellow officers in uniform.
On Wednesday, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released a video in support of Waseca Police Officer Arik Matson.READ MORE: Family Mourns 'Loving' And 'Gentle' St. Paul Man After Fatal Hit-And-Run
The entire team from the Minnesota DNR Enforcement Division cheered for Matson and offered their best wishes.READ MORE: Minnesota Gophers Beat Maryland 34-16
“We just want to let you know we’re all thinking of you, we’re praying for you and each update we get on you brings us a lot of joy. From our family to yours, we want to say we’re all behind you and looking forward to you being back soon,” one officer said.MORE NEWS: 5 People Injured In House Explosion In Cambridge
Matson was shot in the head early last month while responding to a call. He’s still in the hospital going through rehab, but his church posted just last week that Matson has started speaking again.