Family and fellow officers lined up and cheered outside of Christiana Hospital in Newark as Senior Corporal Timothy Webb was wheeled out.
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Webb, who serves on the First State Violent Fugitive Task Force, was shot last week at the Econo Lodge while the task force was attempting to arrest a suspect from Reading, Pennsylvania wanted for attempted criminal homicide.
The 37-year-old suspect was shot and killed in the firefight.
Investigators have not said who shot the suspect or released his identity. A handgun was found at the scene, according to state police.