Video shows CPD officer paralyzed after being shot in Beverly while off-duty walking again

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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A Chicago police officer who was paralyzed from the waist down when he was shot in the back trying to break up a fight while off-duty is walking again.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Chicago police officer who was paralyzed from the waist down when he was shot in the back trying to break up a fight while off-duty is walking again.

Video posted on Officer Danny Golden's Facebook page shows him walking with the help of a walker and leg braces while in rehabilitation at Shirley Ryan Ability Lab-

Golden was off-duty and attempting to break up a fight in Beverly when he was shot in the back, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down.

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"He's very upbeat. He's always got a smile on his face [and] he's looking forward to the next chapter in his life," said his father Patrick Golden last month.

Golden is expected to be released from the rehab facility later this week.