A Short Story : A Story?

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Wyatt hurried to gather his clothes before heading to the shower to get the sweat off. He dressed in a pair of jeans and a dark blue t-shirt since his uniform is at the police station. Once his red and white Nike shoes on, he immediately headed out the room and down the stairs to the lobby. Wyatt rushed to his truck and started it. He peeked at the time on the dashboard which read six thirty am causing him to frown. He’s late on his first day. He needed to be at the station for six thirty because of the briefing before the shift starts.

Wyatt pulled into the station’s parking lot five minutes later since the traffic wasn't that bad yet. He scrambled out the door after turning his truck off. Wyatt bite back a groan as his chest started to hurt from the quick movements. He shook his head because he forgot to see how bad his injury was.
Nothing new, he thought as he blocked out the pain as he made his way to the front desk.

“How can I help you?” asked the receptionist.

“Yes ma’am, I ‘m Wyatt Rhodes the new…”

“The officer,” Nancy cut him off as she picked up the phone to make a call.

Wyatt didn’t have to wait long for someone to come and get him. He wasn’t surprised to see Chief Robert Shelton himself.

Both men shook hands, Robert turned away from the desk,“Wyatt follow me, I show you to your locker so you can change. The briefing started already.”

Wyatt followed his boss as they started walking. “Sorry about being late, I..” he stopped when a cell phone started
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