Chicago P.D. star Jesse Lee Soffer will exit NBC drama in Season 10.

Chicago P.D. backbone Jesse Lee Soffer, who has played Det. Jay Halstead since the NBC show appeared in 2014,

is departing the show sometime in the upcoming 10th season, the actor confirmed on Monday. in some text

The actor tweeted,This is sad but true,"Just want all the fans to know how grateful I am. 

You guys are why we do it! It has been an honor. Love you all."

Soffer first arrived as Halstead in Chicago Fire season 2 back in 2013. That show then led to the Chicago P.D. spin-off.

He additionally showed up throughout the long term on Chicago Med, one more show in the One Chicago universe.

The actor will now depart Chicago P.D. sometime this fall.

Benjamin Levy Aguilar, who visitor featured in the season 9 finale as Intelligence freshman Dante Torres,

will be taking a larger role in season 10 as a series regular.

Season 10 will premiere on NBC Wednesday, Sep. 21 at 10 p.m. ET.