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BREAKING: Maryland Officer Shot Serving Warrant On Murder Suspect

Laurel, MD – A Laurel police officer was shot while serving a warrant in an attempted murder case on Wednesday morning.

The incident occurred at about 6 a.m. on April 20 in the 100-block of Bryan Court when the Laurel Emergency Response Team (ERT) arrived at a residence to serve the suspect with search and arrest warrants, WTTG reported.

The suspect opened fire on officers from inside the residence.

A Laurel police officer was struck by gunfire, WTTG reported.

The wounded hero was transported to the hospital, WJLA reported.

The suspect was arrested at the scene.

Police have not yet released any information about the suspect.

Laurel police have not released the identity of the wounded officer, WJZ reported.

They also have not released any information on his medical condition.

Police said there was no threat to the community, WJZ reported.

The investigation is ongoing, according to authorities.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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