Connell Police Sgt. Shane Thorson poses for a photo at his home in Richland with the certificate for the Purple Heart he received in November. The award was a surprise for Thorson, who was injured in 2005 during a mortar attack at a military base in Iraq.
Connell Police Sgt. Shane Thorson poses for a photo at his home in Richland with the certificate for the Purple Heart he received in November. The award was a surprise for Thorson, who was injured in 2005 during a mortar attack at a military base in Iraq. Sarah Gordon Tri-City Herald
Connell Police Sgt. Shane Thorson poses for a photo at his home in Richland with the certificate for the Purple Heart he received in November. The award was a surprise for Thorson, who was injured in 2005 during a mortar attack at a military base in Iraq. Sarah Gordon Tri-City Herald

Connell police sergeant receives Purple Heart for Iraq war wounds

December 23, 2015 10:06 AM

UPDATED December 24, 2015 05:55 PM

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