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.

Deputy Brandon Stupka (credit: Weld County)

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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.

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On Friday, the community came together to welcome Deputy Stupka back to full duty.

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“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.