Gas station clerk’s second kidney goes to 60-year-old Indiana woman

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The gas station clerk killed last week in Indianapolis, was able to help four people through organ donation.

Tuesday, we learned 45-year-old Harry Briggs’ second kidney went to a 60-year-old Indiana woman.

24-Hour News 8 reported over the weekend, Briggs was able to help others by donating his heart to a 56-year-old Indiana man, his liver to a 65-year-old Indiana woman and one kidney to a 47-year-old Nevada man.

“His family chose to make something positive come of that tragedy, and what a wonderful legacy to have, and to let him live on, into others,” said Courtney Tillotta, Indiana Organ Procurement Organization, Team Leader of Aftercare and Bereavement.

Friends and co-workers of Briggs say, they’re not surprised in the least, he would be as a selfless in death, as in life.

“He’s doing what he did when he was alive, he’s helping people,” said Nicole Parker.

Multiple fundraisers are currently in the works for Briggs’ family, including a yard sale. You can find more information about that here.

Police are still looking for the suspect who shot and killed Briggs. If you have any information, call CrimeStoppers to remain anonymous, at 262-TIPS.

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