The Officer Shot during the early hours of New Year's Day has been released from the hospital. Pueblo Police Officer Ed Slattery was shot after a vehicle lead officers on a short chase in Pueblo's Midtown.
Slattery has been with the Pueblo Police Department since October of 2011. Prior to that, he served as an Officer with the Canon City Police Department for 11 years.
Slattery had a gunshot wound that entered his shoulder area and exited out the back. He is recovering slowly but is expected to be able to return to work once he has fully recovered from the traumatic incident.