NEW YORK (AP) — NYPD Officer Kevin Brennan, who was shot at point-blank range in Bushwick last month, headed home from Bellevue Hospital on Friday.
Officer Brennan told Newsday he's very excited about going home to his wife and 2-month-old daughter.
He said the baby was the reason he pulled through.
Scores of officers werre on hand when the 28-year-old officer left Bellevue on Friday.
Brennan was shot Jan. 31 during a struggle with a gunman in Brooklyn. The bullet lodged against his skull.
The suspect, Luis Ortiz, has been indicted on an attempted murder charge.
Brennan's sister said everyone is shocked at Brennan's speedy recovery.
Brennan said he'll continue his rehabilitation at an outpatient facility near his Garden City Park, Long Island, home.