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Man Who Threatened Deputy, Was Shot, Released from Hospital

March 19, 2006 - Posted at 1:12 p.m. CST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ A man who two weeks ago allegedly

threatened a Washington County deputy and was shot has been

released from a hospital and sent to jail.

Twenty-nine-year-old Paul Monroe of Springdale faces multiple

charges, including aggravated assault and terroristic threatening.

Deputies were called to Prairie Grove on March fifth after a

stabbing. Monroe allegedly threatened sheriff's Sergeant Brian

Comstock with a shard of a large mirror. Comstock repeatedly told

Monroe to drop the glass. Monroe didn't and Comstock shot him in

the abdomen.

A department investigation found that Comstock acted properly

but a state police investigation is still open.

Monroe was discharged from the hospital on Friday and then

booked into the Washington County Jail.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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