Pryor

Department of Public Safety Trooper Charles "Chuck" Pryor is seen in this GoFundMe photo with his family while recovering from being shot during the Aug. 31, 2019 shooting spree in Midland and Odessa, Texas. According to a GoFundMe page started by a family friend, as of Monday Pryor was no longer intubated and is recovering well.

The Department of Public Safety Trooper shot during the killing spree in Midland/Odessa that left seven dead and 21 injured on Saturday was a Fort Hood soldier who left the installation about a year ago.

Trooper Charles “Chuck” Pryor, who was injured in Saturday’s shooting, served in the Army from July 2010 to May 2018, with his last three years at Fort Hood, according to the U.S. Army Human Resources Center. Pryor was a tanker who left the Army as a staff sergeant to begin his training as a Texas state trooper.

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