Injured Colorado Springs officer meets his hero, John Cena

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Cem Duzel and John Cena / Photo courtesy Colorado Springs Police Department

Cem Duzel and John Cena / Photo courtesy Colorado Springs Police Department

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A Colorado Springs police officer who was shot in the line of duty in August 2018 finally got to meet his hero in New York Friday.

Officer Cem Duzel recently returned to his home state of New York, where he will undergo rehab therapy.

Friday morning, WWE star John Cena visited Duzel and his family at their home.

The Colorado Springs Police Department shared photos of the visit on Facebook.

Remember all those posts of a John Cena figurine showing up around the police station, encouraging the WWE star to visit…

Posted by Colorado Springs Police Department on Friday, September 27, 2019

“Thank you to everyone in our community who helped make this happen for Officer Duzel, and thank you to John Cena for supporting our hero along his journey!,” the police department said in the post. “We are amazed, humbled, and beyond thankful.”

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