Officer shot in the face while serving warrant in Germantown released from hospital

- FOX 29 cameras were there as a Philadelphia police officer walked out of Temple University Hospital more than a week after getting shot in the face.

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The shoot-out left 49-year-old SWAT team officer Jaison Potts with a broken jaw. He and other officers were trying to execute a search warrant on the 4800 block of Knox Street in Germantown.

Police say a man inside the home thought someone was trying to break into his home, so he tried to protect his family and opened fire. According to police, he shot Officer Potts in the jaw. Police returned firekilling the man.

Potts is a 20-year veteran of the force. 

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