Wounded Marion Co. deputy heads home

Wounded Marion Co. deputy heads home

Wounded Marion Co. deputy heads home

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by Associated Press

kgw.com

Posted on December 9, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Updated Monday, Dec 9 at 7:34 PM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- A Marion County sheriff's deputy wounded in the hunt for a stolen car suspect has been released from the hospital.

The Marion County sheriff's office said Monday that Deputy Jim Buchholz went home on Sunday.

On Friday, Buchholz and another officer exchanged fire with a man officers had been seeking for hours.

The suspect was also wounded. He was eventually arrested and hospitalized. Officers said he's expected to survive, but there's no further word on his condition.

Backstory: Deputy shot east of Salem recovering

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