- Associated Press - Thursday, September 22, 2016

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The wife of an Atlantic City police officer who was shot in the head responding to a robbery at an Atlantic City casino garage has given birth to a girl.

The Press of Atlantic City (https://bit.ly/2cvNIgd ) reports Laura Vadell announced the child is named Lucy. She also posted online that her husband is walking a bit even though he faces a lengthy rehabilitation.

Joshlee Vadell was discharged from AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center on Sept. 15.

The 29-year-old officer underwent surgery after being critically hurt in the Sept. 3 shooting outside the garage at Caesars Atlantic City. Another officer returned fire and struck and killed 25-year-old Jerome Damon.

Two other men were charged with attempted murder and robbery.


Information from: The Press of Atlantic City (N.J.), https://www.pressofatlanticcity.com

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