Milwaukee area pizzeria sends pies to hospital for injured detective, family

June 26, 2015

A Wisconsin police detective has received dozens of get-better-soon pizzas in his hospital room after being shot by a crime suspect. 

Wisn.com., Milwaukee’s ABC affiliate, says charges are expected against a Milwaukee man accused of shooting the Wauwatosa police detective who remains in serious condition. Detective Jeff Griffin is recovering, but meantime, the community he protects — including Pizzeria Piccola in Wauwatosa — is rallying around him. Dozens of pizzas from the pizzeria were sent to Froedtert Hospital on June 23 to feed his family and even the doctors and nurses caring for the injured detective.Pizzeria Piccola General Manager Irene Lannoye said they often have…