Utah park ranger who was shot recovering at home

A Utah park ranger who was shot and critically wounded Nov. 19 near Moab is recovering at home.

A Utah park ranger who was shot and critically wounded Nov. 19 near Moab is recovering at home.

The Deseret News reports 34-year-old Brody Young was able to spend Christmas with his family after spending weeks recovering in a Colorado hospital. Family and friends say Young doesn't remember much from the shooting.

Prosecutors have filed first-degree felony attempted murder and other charges against 40-year-old Lance Leroy Arellano (ar-ee-AH'-no).

Authorities are offering a $30,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.

Young was hit during a shootout with the suspect while conducting a routine parking lot check at the Poison Spider Mesa Trailhead.

Authorities believe Arellano was shot in the leg during the shootout.

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Information from: Deseret News, http://www.deseretnews.com

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah park ranger who was shot and critically wounded Nov. 19 near Moab is recovering at home.

The Deseret News reports 34-year-old Brody Young was able to spend Christmas with his family after spending weeks recovering in a Colorado hospital. Family and friends say Young doesn't remember much from the shooting.

Prosecutors have filed first-degree felony attempted murder and other charges against 40-year-old Lance Leroy Arellano (ar-ee-AH'-no).

Authorities are offering a $30,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.

Young was hit during a shootout with the suspect while conducting a routine parking lot check at the Poison Spider Mesa Trailhead.

Authorities believe Arellano was shot in the leg during the shootout.

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Information from: Deseret News, http://www.deseretnews.com

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