Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio broke his left shoulder Thursday.
This is the official statement from his office:
"Sheriff Joe Arpaio is in excellent spirits this afternoon, hours after taking a spill which caused a break in his left shoulder. Arpaio says his doctors at St Joseph’s Hospital are terrific particularly when giving him the news that surgery will not be necessary. Arpaio joked with the emergency staff about being happy the injury was to his left arm not his right as he needs his right arm for his Smith and Wesson and his Smith Corona! He is expected to return to work in a few days."