- Associated Press - Friday, July 11, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say a burglary suspect shot by a Pima County Sheriff’s deputy was brandishing a BB gun and not a rifle as previously believed.

Sheriff’s officials say 21-year-old Slade Olsen remains hospitalized but is expected to recover.

A homeowner called 911 about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday after finding Olsen in the house.

Both the homeowner and Olsen were armed with handguns, but the victim was able to disarm the suspect.

When the victim called 911, the dispatcher advised him to get out of the house.

Olsen also left the house but doubled back and re-emerged with a BB gun he found inside.

Sheriff’s officials say the gun resembles an assault rifle.

When deputies arrived, Olsen pointed the BB gun at them and he was shot when he refused to drop it.

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