By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)NYPD Officer Robert Holmes, who was wounded along with another officer in a shooting in the Bronx earlier this week, was released from the hospital on Friday afternoon.

An eight-year veteran of the force, Holmes received a round of applause from fellow officers as he left Saint Barnabus Hospital.

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Holmes was shot in the armpit while wrestling an armed suspect to the ground on Wednesday night in the Belmont section of the borough.

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A female officer and the suspect were also shot. The female officer was released from the hospital on Thursday morning.

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All are expected to recover.

CBSNewYork Team