State Patrol officer still recovering after being shot last year

14th April, 2015 by

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — Eugene Hofacker isn’t back on patrol yet, but he’s still trying to help a couple of communities. Meanwhile, he’s still working to make himself whole again after being shot and badly wounded in May of 2014.Hofacker, a Colorado State Patrol trooper, was driving to Glenwood Springs with fellow officer Shane Gosnell for a training session the morning of May 8, 2014. On the east end of Glenwood Canyon, the pair stopped to aid a motorist who was sitting in a car parked on the shoulder of Interstate 70.That motorist turned out to be Thomas Ornelas of Grand …

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