Atlantic City Police Officer Shot In Head Leaves Hopital

An Atlantic City police officer shot in the line of duty was released from the hospital Thursday to continue his recovery at a rehabilitation facility.

Officer Joshlee Vadell was caught in a shootout when he tried to stop an armed robbery in Atlantic City on Labor Day weekend.

His fellow brothers and sisters and in blue say Vadell is lucky to be alive. He suffered a single gunshot wound to the head.

Police say Vadell and his partner witnessed a robbery in progress near the Caesar’s Casino parking lot.

As Vadell got out of his cruiser he was shot in the head. His partner returned fire, hitting and killing Jerome Damon of Camden, N.J.

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