Kingman officer released from hospital after shooting

Police officer was shot last Thursday, incident is still under investigation.

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) - An Arizona police officer who was wounded during a fatal firefight with a suspect last week has been released from the hospital.

Kingman police say 57-year-old Dennis Gilbert was released from the hospital Wednesday after the fatal shootout during an investigation of a stolen gun on Sept. 29.

RELATED: Kingman officer shot, suspect dies in shootout

Police say 53-year-old Jeffrey Clair Cave of Kingman fired a weapon toward officers and shots were exchanged. Cave was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Bullhead City Police Department is investigating the officer-involved shooting incident.

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