ST. LOUIS — On April 8, 2010, everything changed for former Rock Hill police officer Matt Crosby.
Crosby was shot in the line of duty while responding to a domestic dispute. He was paralyzed from the chest down and uses a wheelchair to get around.
A few years ago, construction began on a specially designed handicap-accessible home for Crosby. Kirkwood architectural firm Schaub+Srote is designing the smart home. It will allow Crosby easy access to the kitchen, bathrooms and basement.
After the shooting, Crosby’s family and friends talked with 5 On Your Side about how life changed for him.
"Obviously, physically we've got a long, long way to go. But if attitude has anything to do with his recovery, he's going to do fine," a family friend told 5 On Your Side after the shooting in 2010.
Fast forward 10 years, Project HURT posted a photo of Crosby on Facebook, celebrating his “Alive Day.”
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