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Bill Weigt, Paralyzed Arizona Police Officer, Gets 'Cop Car' Wheelchair

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Though Bill Weigt became paralyzed from the waist down after he was shot in the line of duty in 2005, he didn't lose his hope.

"Bullet proof vest was on and everything was the way it was supposed to be, it was that one in a million shot, that lucky shot I guess that took my legs," Weigt told azfamily.com. "But obviously it didn't take my life."

Weigt’s optimistic spirit grabbed the attention of the Liz Soden Foundation, a nonprofit that provides state-of-the-art wheelchairs for injured police officers, firefighters, soldiers and children.

For the brave police officer who continues to push forward, the organization went the extra mile to craft something perfectly suited for Weigt –- a $35,000 "cop car" wheelchair that came complete with flashing lights, a whirring siren and a computer.

"It's amazing. Words can't even describe it," Weigt told the news outlet. "It still blows me away that it's been so long and people still want to do nice things, which is amazing."

Click through the photos below to see Weigt get his big surprise.

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