Hero police officer suffering with PTSD after Pulse shooting has been fired
A police officer suffering from PTSD due to the Pulse massacre has been fired.
Omar Delgado, 45, was dismissed from from the Eatonville police force last week just six months before he could collect his full pension. He claims it was done because he was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Delgado was one of the first to respond to the Pusle nightclub massacre, which left 49 people dead, and was credited with saving a man named Angel Colon after he had been shot six times.
He returned to patrol duty for several months after the shooting, but later withdrew and has been working a desk job for the last eight months.
However, the Eatonville Town Council voted unanimously to pay him $1,200 before taxes in accrued sick time and designated