RPD officer released from the hospital after gunshot near the face
The Rochester police officer who was shot in the head while on duty Saturday night has been released from the hospital. Jeremy Nash, 36, was shot near the face while responding to an unrelated 911 call. His injuries were described as serious but not life-threatening.
Nash was flanked by saluting police officers as he walked out of the hospital. "On behalf of the entire Rochester Police Department, I would like to thank everyone for all of their support, prayers, and kind words during this difficult time," Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli said in a statement. "We are also very grateful to the medical staff at Rochester General Hospital for the medical care and support they provided." Police are still searching for a suspect in the shooting.