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The Wood Cask host benefit for Officer Mike Flamion

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flamion_thumbKIRKWOOD, MO (KTVI) - On Wednesday crowds showed up to do their part for Ballwin police officer Mike Flamion. Flamion was shot and is paralyzed from the neck down after a shooting during a routine traffic stop last month. Now surrounding communities are offering up what they can to help out. Dan Marten the owner of The Wood Cask says he was more than happy to give 10 percent of Wednesday's sales to the cause.

'These guys go out and do dangerous stuff every day. We should be behind them every day for what they do. I feel horrible for him and his family.' Said Marten

Family friend Chuck Howard also joined forces with 40 volunteers to make the event happen.

'After seeing officer Flamion and everything he`s done to help these other people it gives us an opportunity to help back. We have 40 to 50 places throughout St. Louis county that have come it`s been wonderful.' Said Howard

Officer Flamion was recently transferred to a rehab facility out of state.

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