ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) -- After being shot five times, a western Nebraska man had to go to court to get his prosthetic leg back from prosecutors.
The Box Butte County Attorney's office gave Val McCabe's leg back Wednesday after a judge ordered it returned.
McCabe's prosthetic left leg had been held since Friday's shooting because prosecutors wanted to run tests on it and a bullet lodged inside.
The 58-year-old McCabe, who lost his leg below the knee in a railroad accident roughly 30 years ago, filed his lawsuit Tuesday.
McCabe lawyer argued it wasn't practical for him to replace the specially built, $28,000 prosthesis.
Police removed the bullet from the leg before returning it. No arrests had been made by Wednesday.
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