UPDATE:  Sgt. Todd Howell is said to be in stable condition and in very good spirits after surgery.


What we know so far is the Deputy was in surgery Friday night.  He was shot by a robbery suspect.  Juan Santos-Quintero is believed to be 22-years-old.  He was arrested after an intense negotiation followed after he barricaded himself in a home.

The Deputy hasn't yet been identified and we know little of his condition.  It happened just after 7 o'clock Friday night.  The Deputy was rushed to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center while a SWAT team surrounded the Firth home where the shooting took place.

Santos-Quintero is said to live in Idaho Falls.

More details ahead.

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