He also got support from a friend, who — similarly to Patton’s friend on the show — fell victim a drive-by shooting gone wrong. Luckily, the shooting didn’t end his life, but it did leave him paraplegic.
From day one, he showed empathy, but he didn’t show sympathy,” Daryl told Ability Magazine. “Man, he was like, ‘Get it goin’ right now.’ He was very much of the mindset, ‘This is just what it is and you deal with it.'”