Danny Ferguson, played by co-star Lou Diamond Phillips, is a supporting character in "Wednesday". He is a patrol officer in the Hollywood Division. Ferguson is a long serving officer in the department and has a jaded view of his role. He clashes with idealistic younger officer Ben Sherman over his attitude. Ferguson displays heroism when his station is attacked by a gunman, distracting the gunman by throwing a waste basket and charging at him. Ferguson is shot and wounded but gives his fellow officers the window they need to shoot the gunman. Ferguson is hit in the neck and jaw but is expected to survive.