BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — A San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy shot several times by a rogue ex-Los Angeles police officer during a manhunt is back on the job.
The San Bernardino Sun reports Deputy Alex Collins was welcomed at the Big Bear station Monday by Sheriff John McMahon.
McMahon called it “an emotional and proud day.”
The 27-year-old Collins underwent multiple surgeries after being shot in the leg and face by Christopher Dorner, who was holed up in a Big Bear Lake condominium in February.
He will be assigned to desk duty for the time being, working on follow-up investigations.
Collins’ partner, Detective Jeremiah MacKay, was killed during the gunbattle that also ended with Dorner’s death.
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