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Wounded Ariz. Cop Leaves Hospital

December 20, 2012  | 

Photo: POLICE file
Photo: POLICE file

A Tucson (Ariz.) Police officer shot in the head while responding to a residential alarm call has left the hospital and hopes to return to duty within six months.

Sgt. Robert Carpenter will continue physical therapy at home. The bullet remains lodged in his brain.

Carpenter, 46, was shot shortly after 5 a.m. on Nov. 19 after responding to a second alarm triggered at the same address.

Richard "Ricky" Mendoza Jr., 29, was arrested in connection with the break-in at the home where Carpenter was shot, but he has not been charged in connection with the shooting, reports the Arizona Daily Star.

Related:

Ariz. Sgt. Shot In Head Critical


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[email protected] @ 12/20/2012 3:25 PM

Good news. Another good guy back on the line. Best wishes.

Rob A @ 12/21/2012 12:23 PM

Excellent. Best of luck to him. Great news for a change.

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