Deputy injured in August ambush out of hospital

MONTZ (AP) — A St. John the Baptist Parish

sheriff's deputy hospitalized since an August shoot-out that killed two

other deputies

is back home in Montz.

Chief Deputy Harold Klibert said

Jason Triche returned home on Monday from a Baton Rouge hospital.

Klibert says

people lined streets to welcome him. The Sheriff's Office had

asked residents to turn out in a posting on its Facebook page.

Triche was among three deputies ambushed Aug. 16 at a trailer park where they went to investigate a shooting that had injured

another deputy. Both deputies with Triche were killed.

Deputy Michael Scott Boyington, wounded earlier Aug. 16 while working an off-duty security job, was released from a hospital


Seven people were arrested. One is out on bond. Six remain in jail.