Officer wounded during fatal shooting released from hospital

(AP) - An Arkansas police officer who was wounded in a
shooting that left a man dead earlier this month has been released from a hospital.KAIT-TV reports that Batesville Officer Michael Dickinson was released Wednesday after being wounded in the Nov. 3 shooting that left 44-year-old  Marvin Stair dead.

Details of Dickinson's injuries haven't been released, but Police Chief Alan Cockrell said he faces a lengthy recovery and it isn't known if he'll be able to return to police work.

Arkansas State Police have said Dickinson was investigating a domestic disturbance when he was shot by Stair. State police say Dickinson returned fire and called for help and other officers fatally shot  Stair  when he pointed a rifle at them as they arrived.

State police are investigating the shooting.

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