YONKERS, N.Y. -- (WPIX) -- The Yonkers police officer shot in the face less than 24 hours ago walked out of the hospital Tuesday afternoon.
Officer Kayla Maher, 26, was cheered and greeted by her fellow officers as she left Jacobi Hospital. The 2-year veteran of the police force was shot in the jaw while responding the a report of a suspicious vehicle.
“You know what, you’re doing fine," an officer can be heard telling her in the audio of the dispatch call. "You’re going to be OK.”
WGHP / Miami-Dade Police