Oak Creek Mayor Steve Scaffidi said Police Lt. Brian Murphy was in good spirits when he visited him in the hospital Monday.
Murphy continues to recover from injuries sustained while responding to the Aug. 5 shooting at the . The veteran Oak Creek officer was shot , including once in the neck.
Murphy was in the intensive-care unit after he arrived at the hospital, but has progressed quickly. He , and on Thursday, Froedtert Hospital announced he was upgraded to satisfactory condition.
"He had a lot of energy. I took that as a good sign," Scaffidi said. "He looked great."
Murphy's family released a statement Friday thanking the police department and first responders, who helped take Murphy away from the scene, and the Froedtert Hospital staff.
"We are deeply grateful for the outpouring of support and compassion we have received from so many people during this difficult time for our family, and especially thank the Sikh community for including us in their prayers," the family said. "As we continue to support Brian and hope for his recovery, we remember the families who lost loved ones in this tragedy. They, and the entire Sikh community, are in our thoughts and prayers."
Another victim in Sunday's attack, Santokh Singh, is also in satisfactory condition. He was shot in the chest and is recovering after two surgeries.
His nephew, Gurjeet Singh, said in a statement the family is encouraged by the progress that Santokh Singh has made and is touched by the outpouring of support.
Punjab Singh, who was shot in the head during the attack, remains in critical condition.
According to the hospital, Punjab Singh's gunshot wound caused facial fractures and damage to his right carotid and vertebral artery. There is evidence he suffered a stroke afterward. He is breathing with the help of machines.