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Officer hurt in Texas school shooting released from hospital


HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area school district police officer who was wounded during a campus shooting that killed 10 people has been discharged from a hospital.

John Barnes, 49, was released Wednesday but faces months of rehabilitation after a shotgun blast tore through his elbow during the May 18 massacre at Santa Fe High School, the Houston Chronicle reported.

The Santa Fe ISD police officer is among a dozen others who were injured during the school shooting last month. The 17-year-old suspected gunman remains in custody and faces capital murder charges.

Barnes was investigating a noise...

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