Philadelphia police officer released from hospital after being shot

Arcenio Perez was one of two officers injured by gunfire on October 4, allegedly by Jefferson Hospital murder suspect
Philadelphia police officer Arcenio Perez, being taken in a wheelchair from Penn Presbyterian Medical Center after his recovery from being shot during an exchange of gunfire on October 4.
Philadelphia police officer Arcenio Perez, being taken in a wheelchair from Penn Presbyterian Medical Center after his recovery from being shot during an exchange of gunfire on October 4. Photo credit Philadelphia Police

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia police officer, shot last week by the alleged Jefferson Hospital gunman, has been released from the hospital after spending nine days in treatment.

Arcenio Perez, 30, was shot in the right arm while officials say he and three other officers tried to disarm Stacey Hayes.