- Associated Press - Saturday, May 6, 2017

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - A Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s deputy and a motorist injured in shootings authorities say was carried out by an escaped jail inmate have been discharged from the hospital.

The Daily Nonpareil reports (https://bit.ly/2pkFrjv ) that 59-year-old Deputy Pat Morgan has been discharged from the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was being treated. A 30-year-old Council Bluffs man shot in the neck in a carjacking attempted police say was related to the escape has also been released.

Iowa investigators say 24-year-old Wesley Correa-Carmenaty shot both men Monday during the jail break. He’s also accused of shooting Deputy Mark Burbridge, who died.

Police say Correa-Carmenaty was recaptured after he carjacked a woman and fled to Omaha. He faces murder and other charges in the escape.


Information from: The Daily Nonpareil, https://www.nonpareilonline.com

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