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Waffle House Hero James Shaw Jr Raises Nearly $200K For Victims

02 May, 2018, 01:21 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
  • Waffle House Hero James Shaw Jr Raises Nearly $200K For Victims

He shared with the audience what a survivor of the April 22 attack at the Antioch restaurant told him.

"All I can tell you is that our Waffle House family is hurting for you, and with you", Ehmer continued. Belmont University senior DeEbony Groves, Akilah DaSilva, Waffle House employee Taurean Sanderlin and Joe Perez were among the victims killed with Reinking's AR-15 assault riffle. Police arrested Reinking in a wooded area near the restaurant the following day.

The group Partners in the Struggle organized the event at Waffle House this Sunday morning so that the community could gather in prayer as well as offer comfort and support to those affected by last week's shooting.




Reiking is being held on suicide watch at a Nashville maximum security jail on four counts of criminal homicide, four counts of attempted homicide and one count of having a firearm while committing a felony. Multiple first responders who assisted in the aftermath of the tragedy also received a similar welcome.

29, launched a GoFundMe campaign on Thursday that to date has raised over $200,000. "I was just trying to get myself out".

James Shaw Jr. met with Nashville coach Peter Laviolette before Game 2 Sunday night of the Predators' Western Conference semifinal with Winnipeg and he was given his own personalized jersey. "I actually tried to count the hairs on her eyelashes just because I was like, I nearly didn't see them anymore".

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