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Laurel MHP officer being released from hospital

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Mississippi Highway Patrol officer Trea Staples was released from the hospital on Friday, March 4, and returning home.

The report came from a post on Staples' Facebook page early Friday morning. 

Staples was in the hospital recovering from being shot in a standoff in Tishomingo County on Feb. 20.

Laurel MHP officer recovering after being shot in Tishomingo standoff

Staples left the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson at roughly 3 p.m. on Friday, escorted by his fellow troopers. They made it to his home in Laurel later that evening.

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