Fort Worth Officer Critically Injured in March Shooting Set to Go Home on Tuesday

Officer Matt Pearce;  Photo: Fort Worth Police Dept.

Officer Matt Pearce; Photo: Fort Worth Police Dept.

Fort Worth police officer Matt Pearce, shot five times by a wanted felon on March 15, is set to leave the hospital and return home on Tuesday.

Tuesday's release from the hospital is the culmination of 7 weeks of rehabilitation.


A statement by police officials remarked that Officer Pearce's fellow officers would be at the hospital lined up to support him as he left the hospital. The statement further read, "The Pearce family welcomes those who want to attend and show their support for Matt and wish him well in his recovery."


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