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Eight months after being shot, Officer Tom Wagstaff to be released from hospital

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INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -

A wounded police officer from Independence will be returning home next week. 

Officer Tom Wagstaff will be going home from the hospital on Friday, Dec. 8. 

He was critically wounded in a shooting on March 29, 2017 while he was responding to a burglary call. 

Since then, he has been rehabbing for eight months in a hospital. 

Residents are invited to a community event honoring the officer.

It will be held Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. in the First Baptist Church of Blue Springs, located at 4500 Little Blue Parkway. 

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