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Officer injured in shooting responds to well wishes on social media

The El Paso Police officer shot in South Cental El Paso last week responded to well wishes on social media.

“I want to thank every single one of you for your thoughts and prayers after this week’s incident,” Officer Felipe Bermudez said on Twitter over the weekend.

EPPD confirmed to ABC-7 that Bermudez had been featured on the A&E series “Live PD.”

I want to thank every single one of you for your thoughts and prayers after this week’s incident. My family, my partner, and I greatly appreciate it! My recovery is going well, and I hope to be back at work soon! @EPPOLICE @LivepdEdits @LivePD_LEOS @OfficialLivePD

— Felipe Bermudez (@OfcFBermudez) December 15, 2018

The shooting happened shortly after 12 p.m. on December 11, 2018 near Seville and Sambrano in South Central El Paso.

Police said 41-year-old Ricardo Cereceres fired shots at Bermudez and his partner, Esteban Villalobos.

Police arrested Cereceres a.k.a Ricardo Herrera, after an hours-long manhunt that led to a SWAT standoff at a residence located on the 100 block of North Clark.

El Paso Police charged Cereceres with two counts of attempted capital murder. The bond for the capital murder charges is $2-million, but Cereceres is jailed without bond on a felony probation warrant stemming from federal weapons charges, police said.

Host of the show and ABC News correspondent, Dan Abrams, along with hundreds of other people, sent Bermudez well wishes.

So relieved that ⁦@OfcFBermudez⁩ from El Paso is OK. Our thoughts are with you from everyone at #livepd

— Dan Abrams (@danabrams) December 13, 2018

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