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October 03, 2007
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'I'm doing great,' says Pa. officer who was shot in face

"I would go back tomorrow if I could," said Philadelphia rookie who was shot in the face with a shotgun.

By Barbara Boyer
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Related: Rookie Phila. officer shot in face during traffic stop

PHILADELPHIA Police Officer Richard Decoatsworth, who took a shotgun blast in the face last week, left the hospital yesterday with bandages on his neck and chin, declaring that the injuries looked worse than they were and that he was "doing great."

Surrounded by police and relatives, Decoatsworth, 21, walked out of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania to a 16th District police cruiser for a ride home.

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