CHP Officer Recovering at Home Following Shooting Sunday
The California Highway Patrol reported that the officer injured in Sunday’s fatal shooting is “recovering well at home.” An update early this afternoon stated, “He is expected to make a full recovery. (See update below.)
Officer Steve Curtis, a 14-year veteran of the force, was shot when making a traffic stop at approximately 4:15 p.m. on November 1. According to yesterday’s press conference, the driver of the vehicle, Killian O’Quinn, age 20, stepped out of the car saying, “I’m about to have a very bad day.” Then he fired at the officer. Curtis returned fire and O’Quinn died from wounds he received.