WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Weld County community welcomed back a sheriff’s deputy who was hurt on the job in August. Deputy Brandon Stupka was shot in the stomach and thigh in Greeley.
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He and other deputies responded to a disturbance call about an armed man. The man fired at Weld County Sheriff’s deputies and they returned fire and hit the suspect.READ MORE: Autopsy Complete After Cult Leader's Death: Amy Carlson Died From Alcohol, Anorexia, Silver Ingestion
On Friday, the community came together to welcome Deputy Stupka back to full duty.MORE NEWS: Liana Wallace On 'Survivor' All-Black Alliance Falling Apart: 'Just Wanted Us To Make Top 8, Then We Can Have World War II''
“We would like to thank the community for all the heartwarming support we have been receiving on a time like this,” officials said in a previous statement.