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NC Trooper Shot During Traffic Stop Returns Home

RALEIGH, N.C. The North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper who was shot during a traffic stop is back at home.

First Sgt. Jeff Gordon said Thursday that Michael Potts was released from a hospital and is resting at home with his family.

Potts was shot four times Monday during a traffic stop in Durham. Two people are charged in the shooting: 23-year-old Mike Edward Brady of Randolph, Vt., and Brady's girlfriend, 21-year-old Lyndsey Smith of Durham.

Brady is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, while Smith is charged with being an accessory after the fact.


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