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Gary Elementary Schools will present a special “thank you” to the injured Sgt.  Guillaume Fazekas

GARY, Ind. (SCS) — Gary Sgt William Fazekas was seriously injured in February.

He was trying to arrest a man who had just punched a woman when the suspect fired 45 shots at him.

A colleague an officer used a belt as a tourniquet to save Fazekas’ life and he’s been on the mend ever since.

Elementary students from across Gary will gather at the city’s police department Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. to present Fazekas with a special “thank you.”

The man accused of shooting Fazekas has been charged with attempted murder and five other counts.


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