Photos show Lincoln Park shooting victim sitting up in hospital bed

Photos show Lincoln Park shooting victim sitting up in hospital bed

CHICAGO (TOC) — The sufferer within the Lincoln Park theft and taking pictures that was caught on video earlier this month is now sitting up within the hospital as he continues to get better.

Dakotah Earley’s household shared footage of him in his hospital mattress after docs needed to amputate a part of his leg.

The 23-year-old was robbed and shot a number of occasions on Could sixth on the nook of Webster and Wayne.WATCH | Man struggles with suspect earlier than Lincoln Park taking pictures

Final week, Earley’s mom had the prospect to thank the nice Samaritan who got here to her son’s help in the course of the night time.

“I am simply glad that he was there as a result of I could not be. At the moment, my household could not have been there for Dakotah, and I am simply glad that anyone took the braveness to return out of their home and to be with him and preserve him holding on,” Pleasure Dobbs mentioned.

David Hussar heard the taking pictures at 3 a.m. on Could 6.

“I mentioned, ‘hey man, I am right here to assist; maintain on, police are coming, ambulance is coming.’ Tried to speak to him and help him and say assistance is on the way in which and never to surrender,” Hussar mentioned.

It was these fast actions that Pleasure Dobbs mentioned might need saved her son’s life.

“There is no phrases to thank him sufficient. He’ll at all times have my gratitude, at all times,” Dobbs mentioned.

Earley has been combating for his life within the hospital after being shot 3 times whereas strolling down the sidewalk close to Wayne and Webster avenues after an armed robber approached him at gunpoint.RELATED: Lincoln Park residents meet with Chicago police over rising crime on North Facet

“To have it to degrade to this stage the place harmless individuals actually minding their very own enterprise are risking their life by strolling down the streets of Lincoln Park, there’s simply no phrases,” Ald. Brian Hopkins mentioned.

The taking pictures was all captured on surveillance video.

“I undergo from PTSD, so watching my son on video get gunned down has taken me to locations that I believed I used to be really over,” Dobbs mentioned.A 19-year-old man has since been charged for the taking pictures and several other different armed robberies on the North Facet.

RELATED: Man, 19, charged in Lincoln Park taking pictures, theft that left man combating for all times

“That man ought to’ve been in jail. As a substitute he was in entrance of my home taking pictures somebody. So I believe all of us want to return collectively and we want change within the metropolis,” Hussar mentioned.

Earley’s mom mentioned he is bettering on daily basis. It was his birthday final week, and he or she mentioned she’s simply glad they’ll have fun one other birthday along with her son.

“This violence towards people, towards people who find themselves similar to you, simply has to cease,” Dobbs mentioned.

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