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Suspect charged in officer-involved shooting

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A suspect who was shot by sheriff's deputies during a disturbance at a Garfield home appeared in Douglas County District Wednesday.

Jonathan Patrick Benson, 30, of Garfield was charged with one count of assault in the first degree and two counts of assault in the second degree.


Benson is held in custody with bail set at $500,000 bond or $100,000 cash.

The criminal complaint in this case has been filed with the Douglas County Court Administrator.

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