ESCONDIDO, Calif. (KGTV) -- A North County family is raising money for an Escondido Police officer with a brain tumor.
According to the family, Brett Byler was found to have a large brain tumor on February 16.
The family said in a GoFundMe that Byler had surgery Thursday to remove 80 percent of the tumor. Byler is scheduled to undergo chemotherapy for the remainder of the tumor.
The family says Byler is a former Marine and has been a police officer since 2009 with the Department of Defense and San Diego Police.
Click here for the GoFundMe.