The Boston Police Department is happy to report that Officer John Moynihan has been released from the hospital and has returned home. His condition is best described as serious but improving. In the days after the shooting, John and his family have been strengthened, humbled and inspired by the outpouring of love and support they've received - not only from his closest friends and fellow officers - but also from concerned citizens and strangers from all over the country wishing him a full and speedy recovery. John would like to thank the medical teams at Boston Medical Center and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital for the extraordinary care and hospitality he has received over the past several weeks. Above all else, John would especially like to thank and acknowledge the officers on scene for their lightening quick reaction and response that he credits for saving his life. In the days ahead, John and his family are asking and requesting that their privacy be recognized and respected. While the road to recovery promises to be challenging, John and his family kindly ask you to keep him in your thoughts and prayers as he works hard to recover and rehab from his injuries.