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Deputy Nick Tullier's son speaks for the first time

8 months 2 days 8 hours ago October 21, 2016 Oct 21, 2016 Friday, October 21 2016 October 21, 2016 10:40 AM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The son of injured and hospitalized sheriff's deputy Nick Tullier spoke publicly for the first time about his father in a national TV interview this week.

Trent Tullier questioned whether he and his dad will ever be able to do the things they once did together. On CNN he asked, "What's going to happen? Am I still going to have a father that's going to have conversations with me?"

Trent Tullier was emotional in the interview with the network news crew who appeared to film the story from a room at the hospital where Deputy Tullier's been since being rushed there after the ambush in July. Three other lawmen died and others were injured when the gunman opened fire near Airline Highway and I-12.

Deputy Tullier's father also spoke and reminded the world that his son is a fighter. On the Facebook page the family manages about Deputy Tullier's condition, they wrote early Friday morning there was not much change. Soon, they hope, Deputy Tullier will be transferred to a rehabilitation facility in Texas.

Trent Tullier hopes and prays for the day he and his dad can speak again, but he's unsure if such a day will ever come.

"Are we going to be able to hangout... and chat? I have no clue," Trent Tullier said.

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