AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Thousands of Auburn families continue their around the clock vigil for Johnny Tichmond, known as their beloved Mr. Penny.
As of Friday afternoon, he was still listed in critical condition at the East Alabama Medical Center after he underwent surgery for a self inflicted gunshot wound this week.
Mr. Penny's family told News Leader 9 at a prayer vigil that he seems to be responding to their questions. When his daughter asked him to hold up one finger if he loved her, he did.
News Leader 9 will continue following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.