UPDATE: Wounded deputy released from hospital

By: Andie Adams Email
By: Andie Adams Email

MONTROSE, Colo. (KKCO, AP) -- The deputy shot on a domestic violence call near Crawford Monday has been released from the hospital.

Montrose County Sheriff's Deputy Corey Larsen and other deputies responded to a domestic violence call early Monday morning just before 2 a.m.

The sheriff's office says the deputies who responded met with a female victim, but when they knocked on the door of the home to talk to a male party, someone fired two shots at them.

Larsen was hit, but his bulletproof vest probably saved his life.

When officers entered the home at 81301 E-81 Road, they found a man dead inside.

The Montrose County Coroner identified the man as 52-year-old Kent Calhoun.

The case remains under investigation. The coroner's media release does not give information on the cause and manner of death. The brief release says that information is pending results of an autopsy to be performed at Montrose Memorial Hospital.

Larsen was airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, where he underwent surgery and was released Tuesday. He will be recuperating at his home in Montrose.


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