Franklin County deputy released from hospital, is recovering at home

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy wounded in a shootout with a suspect has been released from the hospital.

Deputy Jacob Heaberlin was wounded Saturday, May 12 in a confrontation with Darrell J. Bruffy on the city’s southwest side. 

Heaberlin was escorted home Tuesday by fellow deputies and members of the Columbus Police Motor and Freeway Units. 

READ MORE: Urban Meyer visits injured Franklin County Deputy in hospital 

The sheriff’s office thanked Central Ohio citizens for their thoughts and prayers during the deputy’s recovery.

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