Family of surviving Tulsa police officer gets meals paid for through August

Broken Arrow neighborhood showing support for wounded officer

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — A Broken Arrow neighborhood is looking to help about a week after two Tulsa police officers were shot during an early morning traffic stop.

Officer Craig Johnson sadly died from the shooting, but Officer Aurash Zarkeshan continues to recover in the hospital.

Zarkeshan’s neighborhood in Broken Arrow started a meal train for his family.

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As of July 6, the family has their meals completely covered through Aug. 31.

July 6, 2020 - Signs up in the neighborhood of Officer Aurash Zarkeshan, who remains in the hospital after a June 29 shooting.
July 6, 2020 - Signs up in the neighborhood of Officer Aurash Zarkeshan, who remains in the hospital after a June 29 shooting. (FOX23)

Neighbor Natalie Gaffney says, “The last thing they need to worry about is a meal.”

“So being able to provide something simple -- they’re getting home almost at 8 at night and somebody is there with hot food and plates and dinner is made -- there’s one less thing they have to think about every day.”