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Blood donations needed to help wounded Fort Myers Police officer

Posted: 1:12 PM, Jul 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-24 19:04:30Z
Blood donations needed to help wounded officer
Blood donations needed to help wounded officer

UPDATE (7/24): Lee Health Blood Centers would like to thank the community for the outpouring of their support on behalf of Officer Jobbers-Miller.

“Because of the tremendous response, the Blood Center’s needs have been satisfactorily met”, says Susie Nystrom, director of the Blood Centers, “and we have been able to increase our inventory of O Neg supplies. Our need is ongoing. We encourage all donors to come back in 56 days and donate again.”

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FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Police are asking the community for help with blood donations to aid in the recovery of a critically injured officer who was shot while on duty Saturday night.

Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller was shot during an altercation Saturday and rushed to Lee Memorial Hospital, where he is listed in critical, but stable condition.

Monday, police took to social media to request blood donors.

"Lee Memorial Hospital and Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller are in need of donors with preferably O negative blood type. However any blood donations can help."

You may donate at the Lee Memorial location 2776 Cleveland Avenue in Fort Myers.

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