VIDEO: Orange County Deputy Injured In Shootout Expected To Make Full Recovery
By Holly Bristow, FOX 35 // March 2, 2017
20-year-old convicted felon Christopher Redding Died In Shootout
ABOVE VIDEO: A deputy with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, who was injured during a shootout with a suspect on Tuesday is expected to make a full recovery.
ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA (FOX 35) – A deputy with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, who was injured during a shootout with a suspect on Tuesday is expected to make a full recovery.
OCSO on Wednesay released a picture of Sgt. Rick Stelter from his hospital bed, right before he was released from Orlando Regional Medical Center. In a statement, Sgt. Stelter said he was grateful for the outpouring of support for him and his family.
This all comes just 24 hours after deputies say Stelter was shot several times while trying to arrest Christopher Redding, a 20-year-old convicted felon, who was then killed by deputies.
“It’s kind of ironic that it all turned out like this. I was very shocked when I heard the news yesterday,” said Nancy Horton.
Horton, 80, said she banged up her leg and had to have surgery on a fractured shoulder after she was attacked by Redding and three others in the Mall at Millenia parking lot.
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