Gilbert Larocque was doing errands over Memorial Day weekend when the motorized scooter the 67-year-old Vietnam veteran uses to get around went on the fritz.
But when two San Diego police officers, Eric Cooper and Milo Shields, noticed the former Army door gunner struggling Sunday afternoon, they jumped in to help
“First we offered him a ride home,” Cooper told the Union-Tribune. “But his power chair was important to him. It was his independence and his mobility.”
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