A petition circulated Sunday on Facebook asked country star Brantley Gilbert to help honor the four Marines and one Navy petty officer killed in Thursday's shooting in Chattanooga.
Gilbert, known for his support of Wounded Warrior Project, was asked to come to town and put on a concert to benefit families of the victims.
The singer is going to make that happen.
In a surprise phone call to local radio station WUSY-FM 101 on Monday morning, Gilbert said he wants to help and will sing here with all concert proceeds benefiting those families. Date, location and other concert details will be announced by the radio station as they are finalized, according to station management.
Gilbert's current single, "One Hell of an Amen," is a tribute to a fallen soldier. Among the country star's other hits are "Country Must Be Country Wide," "You Don't Know Her Like I Do" and "Bottoms Up."
A photo of Gilbert holding a sign printed "#NoogaStrong" is posted on the station's website.
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