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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- Alexandria police officer Peter Laboy continues to recover from injuries he suffered during a shooting last year.

Laboy was shot in Old Town Alexandria on February 27, 2013. He suffered severe injuries but survived the attack. Taxi driver Kashif Bashir is accused of the shooting and charged with attempted capital murder of a police officer.

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Laboy's wife Suzanne has been blogging about his recovery. Friday, she tweeted a photo of her husband with the caption: "First step towards independence!! Thanks UBER and friends!!"

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