Jacksonville Beach officer home and suspect jailed after both shot outside Waffle House

A Jacksonville Beach police officer is back home after taking two bullets in a gun battle Wednesday night outside a Waffle House following a random attack on another officer. The 27-year-old suspect also was wounded.Cpl. William Eierman, a 16-year-veteran, is recovering from being shot in the leg and pelvic area. Confirming his release from the hospital Thursday afternoon, Police Chief Patrick Dooley said he is “very happy and relieved” the corporal is home after a […]