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Police: Corporal Seth Kelly released from hospital

Kelly was shot in November during traffic stop.

FOUNTAIN HILL, Pa. - Just days after getting out of an Intensive Care Unit, Pennsylvania State Police Corporal Seth Kelly was released from the hospital Friday afternoon per state police.

Cpl. Seth Kelly was moved from the ICU at St. Luke's University Hospital in Fountain Hill on Wednesday, according to Capt. Richard D'Ambrosio with the Bethlehem barracks.

D'Ambrosio said Kelly "has a long road ahead of him," but that he's improving everyday.

Daniel Clary allegedly shot Kelly during a struggle alongside Route 33 in Plainfield Township on Nov. 7.

The fight and subsequent shootout occurred after Trooper Ryan Seiple stopped Clary and was initially prepared to let him go after issuing a citation.

Clary now faces more than a dozen charges, including two counts each of attempted homicide and attempted murder of a police officer.

Authorities also charged the 22-year-old with two counts each of aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment and assault of a police officer and single counts of resisting arrest, escape, carrying a firearm without a license, and disarming a police officer.

 


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