After a great 9-season+ run, Jesse Lee Soffer now exited NBC’s Chicago P.D. 

good news for fans is that his character Detective Jay Halstead is not going die but potentially will return in the future.

The actor announced in August that he will leave the series soon

Soffer was an original cast member when this series premiered in 2014.

"To make a long story short, it will never be the same," he wrote on Instagram.

Soffer is fourth original cast member to leave this series after Sophia Bush (season 4), Elias Koteas (season 5) Alvin Olinsky and Jon Seda, (season 6)

Still it's unclear why Jesse Lee Soffer leaving Chicago PD

Chicago P.D. airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on NBC