CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson discharged from hospital after kidney transplant, 'making great progress'

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson underwent successful kidney transplant Wednesday, his doctors said. (WLS)

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson was released from the hospital Saturday afternoon, three days after having a kidney transplant surgery, according to the hospital.

In a statement from Rush University Medical Center, they said: "According to Mr. Johnson's transplant team, his kidney function is excellent. He is in good condition and making great progress."

Johnson received a kidney from his 25-year-old son Daniel, who was released on Thursday.

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and his son were recovering well Thursday after undergoing kidney transplant surgery.

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