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Trooper Daniel Harrell Receives a Hero's Welcome From Fellow Officers

The NC State Highway Patrol family welcomed home one of their brothers on Wednesday. Trooper Daniel Harrell was released from the hospital days after he was shot in the line of duty in Wilson County.
Credit: NC State Highway Patrol
Trooper Daniel Harrell was welcomed home by his fellow state troopers on Wednesday. He was shot during a traffic stop on Monday. He's now home recovering. The alleged gunman was arrested.

North Carolina State Trooper Daniel Harrell received a hero's welcome home on Wednesday, just days after he was shot in the line of duty. 

Trooper Harrell was shot in the face and neck during a traffic stop on Monday in Wilson County. The alleged gunman was arrested. 

Trooper Harrell got to go home from the hospital on Wednesday, where several of his fellow officers were waiting to greet him. The Highway Patrol posted photos of the reunion on the department's Facebook page. 

It was hugs and smiles all around as state troopers welcomed home their brother. 

The Highway Patrol noted that Trooper Harrell's homecoming "is one of several examples that the State Highway Patrol family is strong as ever." 

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