Urban Meyer paid a visit to an Ohio police deputy who was shot in the line of duty this week.
Meyer stopped by Grant Medical Center in Columbus to offer support to Franklin County deputy Jacob Heaberlin as he recovers. Heaberlin was shot after he pulled over a vehicle for erratic driving and exchanged gunfire with the driver.
Heaberlin reportedly was hit in his lower abdomen, below an armored vest. The suspect died in the gun battle, and the Columbus Dispatch has full details of the incident.
Chief Deputy Jim Gilbert told the Dispatch that Heaberlin needs time to recover but is eager to return to duty. He had a smile on his face as Meyer visited him this week.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office posted photos of Meyer’s visit.
Urban Meyer visits Ohio deputy shot in line of duty
FROM A WARRIOR ON THE FIELD TO A WARRIOR ON OUR STREETS
We would like to thank OSU Coach @OSUCoachMeyer for stopping by to visit Deputy Jacob Heaberlin in the hospital today after he was shot in the line of duty earlier this week. GO JAKE & GO BUCKS! #PoliceWeek2018 pic.twitter.com/Cs1WSWZ0Pe
— Franklin County Sheriff’s Office (@OHFCSO) May 16, 2018