San Diego Sports Anchor Kyle Kraska Home from Hospital

By Kevin Eck 

KFMB sports anchor Kyle Kraska is back at home after being shot six times in front of his house last week.

In a statement, the anchor for the CBS affiliate says he will continue his recovery at home.

I can’t thank you enough for all the prayers, blessings and well-wishes that have been pouring in over the past eight days. After awakening from a four-day medically-induced coma, I have begun the long process of healing. Every morning I read your comments on I read them all and they give me the inspiration and strength to take on the biggest challenge of my life. I am happy to report the remarkable news that I was released from the hospital today and now my fight will continue from home with my family. Thank you for lifting me up on your shoulders when I needed you most. I have been proud to serve you for the past 15 and a half years and look forward to re-joining my KFMB family as soon as I can.”

The suspect, 54-year-old Mike Montana, was arraigned for attempted murder on Tuesday, February 17 and entered a not guilty plea. His bail was set at $750,000. During his arraignment, prosecutor Rebecca Zipp said Montana intended to kill Kraska, but there was no comment on what kind of gun he allegedly used. Zipp said that Kraska was shot six times, including once in the torso. Montana Faces 37 years to life if convicted.