'10 times the man I am': Father of WSP trooper shot in Walla Walla gives update on his condition

According to Dean Atkinson Sr., his son has made major improvements during his recovery at Harborview Medical Center.

SEATTLE — The father of Dean Atkinson Jr., the Washington State Patrol trooper who was shot in Walla Walla, gave an update on his son’s condition on Monday.

According to Dean Atkinson Sr., his son has made major improvements during his recovery at Harborview Medical Center. He is now in serious, but improving condition.

On Sept. 22, WSP trooper Dean Atkinson Jr. was shot in the face while in his patrol car. According to Atkinson Sr., the suspect shot multiple rounds into Atkinson Jr.’s window. He

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