Springfield police officer shot

3 years 3 months 3 weeks ago Monday, January 26 2015 Jan 26, 2015 Monday, January 26, 2015 5:45:00 AM CST January 26, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD (AP) - A Springfield police officer is hospitalized after being shot.

Police say the officer was responding to a "check person" call in north Springfield about 1:30 a.m. Monday when the suspect pulled a gun and shot the officer.

Springfield police Capt. Greg Higdon says the suspect fled and has not been apprehended.

Higdon says the officer was being treated for serious injuries but a condition report was not available.

A description of the shooter and further details were not immediately available.

 

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