DeSoto County deputy awarded Medal of Valor - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

DeSoto County deputy awarded Medal of Valor

Sgt. Garrett (second from left) and Deputy Hutchens (second from right) (Source: submitted) Sgt. Garrett (second from left) and Deputy Hutchens (second from right) (Source: submitted)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

We are sending a High 5 to a DeSoto County sheriff’s deputy!

Sergeant Hunter Garrett was given the Medal of Valor on Tuesday night.

Garrett was shot in the foot while attempting to arrest a robbery suspect earlier this year.

K-9 Deputy Lee Hutchens was also injured during that same incident.

Both Garrett and Hutchens received the Purple Heart Award for their heroism during that arrest.

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