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.READ MORE: Suspect In Texas Hostage Situation Called New York City Rabbi Twice During Standoff
Holmes was shot in the armpit while wrestling an armed suspect to the ground on Wednesday night in the Belmont section of the borough.READ MORE: NYPD: Rabbi Held Hostage In Texas Synagogue Reached Out To NYC Rabbi
A female officer and the suspect were also shot. The female officer was released from the hospital on Thursday morning.MORE NEWS: Police: Robbery Suspect Who Escaped Custody At Brooklyn Hospital Located, Placed Under Arrest
All are expected to recover.