GoFundMe for South San Francisco officer raises 107K in 4 days

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GoFundMe for injured SSFPD officer raises 107K in 4 days
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Officials say officer Robbie Chon is showing signs of improvement after being attacked with a skateboard last week.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Officer Robby Chon is still in critical condition at San Francisco General Hospital, but we have new word from his department that he's showing definite signs of improvement.[br /][br /][b]RELATED: [url HREF="http://abc7news.com/news/gofundme-for-south-san-francisco-officer-exceeds-goal/1626775/[br /]" TARGET="" REL=""]GoFundMe for South San Francisco officer exceeds goal[/url][/b][br /][br /]"He is talking a little bit," Said Sgt. Ken Chetcuti. "He's able to move some of his extremities. he's able to open his eyes and he's responding."[br /][Ads /][br /]The 12 year veteran of the force, and father of two boys was chasing 28-year-old Luis Alberto Ramos on Grand Avenue on Thanksgiving.[br /][br /]Ramos took off on his skateboard and allegedly hit officer Chon with it, knocking him unconscious.[br /][br /]The suspect's mother tells ABC7 News her son has mental health issues.[br /][br /]Ramos is being held at the South San Francisco County Jail and has been charged with attempted murder.[br /][Ads /][br /]Ramos had been convicted of assault with a deadly weapon before.[br /][br /]A GoFundMe page set up by a fellow officer was set up to help Chon and his family. It has raised huge money, 107,000 in just four days.[br /][br /][b]RELATED: [url HREF="http://abc7news.com/news/officer-suffers-major-head-injury-in-south-sf-attack-/1624559/" TARGET="" REL=""]Officer suffers major head injury in South SF attack[/url][/b][br /][br /]The community has also organized a vigil for officer Chon Monday night at 7 p.m. outside the South San Francisco police station.[br /][br /][b]You can donate to the [url HREF="https://www.gofundme.com/help-4-ssfpd-officer-chon-family" TARGET="" REL=""]GoFundMe page[/url] of the officer here.[/b]