EAST MOLINE, Ill. — Sgt. Lind is coming back to the Quad Cities after being released from the hospital, according to the East Moline Police Department.
Sometime in the afternoon on Wednesday, Nov. 16, Sgt. William Lind, who has been in the hospital since late October, after he was assaulted by a suspect while on duty, was discharged from Peoria's OSF St. Francis Medical Center.
He's being transported to a residential rehabilitation facility back home in the Quad Cities.
"This is a great moment in the progress of Sergeant Lind’s recovery after 3 ½ weeks in Peoria, IL," East Moline Police Chief Jeff Ramsey said in a press release. "Although this news is exciting to all of us, there is still a long road ahead and our prayers continue for a full recovery.
EMPD expressed its thanks for the support that continues to come out of the Quad Cities community every day.
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