DENTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Denton Police officer shot in the line of duty is on the road to recovery.

Officer Urbano Rodriguez left Medical City Denton Wednesday for an out-of-state rehab facility.

Urbano Rodriguez (Denton Police Department)

Some of his police brothers and sisters helped see him off from the hospital to a waiting plane.

Officer Urbano Rodriguez left Medical City Denton Wednesday (Denton PD – Facebook)

Officer Rodriguez was shot during a traffic stop in October.

The suspected shooter faces an attempted murder charge on a peace officer.