Killeen police officer Juan E. Obregon Jr., who was wounded during the July 14 shootout that killed officer Robert Hornsby, was released from the hospital Tuesday.

Obregon, 33, will remain on paid leave to recover from a gunshot wound to his leg, police spokeswoman Carroll Smith said.

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