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UPDATE: Deputy released from hospital, "doing well"

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Posted at 9:18 AM, Jul 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-11 08:26:12-04

The St. Landry Parish deputy who was shot Saturday while off duty has been released from the hospital and is "doing well at home," a spokesman tells KATC.

Meanwhile, a Pineville man has been arrested in connection with Saturday's shooting.

Koby Boyett, 59, was booked with attempted second-degree murder, records at Lafayette Parish Correctional Center indicate.

Boyett is accused in connection with the shooting that left an off-duty St. Landry Parish deputy injured. To read about his background, click here.

The shooting happened on Interstate 49 in Lafayette Parish, Lafayette deputies say.

The deputy was hospitalized with what deputies describe as a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.