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Colorado deputy injured in shooting released from ICU

Posted at 9:44 PM, Jan 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-11 23:44:26-05

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado deputy who was injured in a New Year’s Eve shooting that left a fellow deputy dead has been released from an intensive care unit.

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Cmdr. Mike Wagner tells The Daily Camera that 32-year-old Jeff Pelle’s condition was upgraded Tuesday, but the Douglas County deputy is still fighting a fever and an infection.

Pelle, Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle’s son, was one of four officers injured while responding to a domestic disturbance call at a Highlands Ranch apartment. Deputy Zackari Parrish was killed.

Authorities later shot and killed the gunman, who used video surveillance equipment in and outside his apartment to monitor officers responding to a complaint before he opened fire.