CPD officer shot during Oct. 21 standoff returns to work

CPD officer shot during Oct. 21 standoff returns to work

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Officer who was shot during a standoff 11 days ago is now back at work.

Officer Josh McQuien was shot in the shoulder during a five-hour standoff at a Hilton Avenue home on Friday, Oct. 21.

The bullet did not penetrate his bulletproof vest, and he was released from the hospital later that day.

McQuien posted a photo on Facebook on Tuesday that said "Healed and blessed…back at work #Godisawesome."

Crisp, 34, was charged with aggravated assault with a gun on a police officer, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, burglary, and property damage.

Crisp pled not guilty to the charges and was given various bonds totaling more than $400,000.

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