ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) — The staff at Atlanticare Regional Medican Center gave wounded Atlantic City Police Officer Josh Vadell a round of applause Wednesday afternoon.
Video from the Press of Atlantic City shows Vadell returning to the hospital to thank everyone for saving his life.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Investigating 2 Separate Fatal Hit-And-Runs: 'It Can Get Pretty Chaotic Around Here'
Police responded to a robbery call Sept. 3 when a gunman shot Vadell in the head.READ MORE: Temple University Students, Faculty Have Mixed Feelings About Returning To In-Person Learning
Vadell’s partner returned fire, shooting and killing one of the suspects, identified as 25-year-old Jerome Damon of Camden.
Two other suspects were arrested and charged in connection with the attempted robbery and shooting. Police have identified them as 19-year-old Martell Chisholm of Millville and 28-year-old Demetrius Cross of Bridgeton.MORE NEWS: Teenage Boy Shot 7 Times In West Philadelphia, Police Say
Vadell continues to recover and is improving.