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.
BREAKING: 6am 100 block of Bryan Ct in Laurel police were serving an arrest and search warrant in reference to an attempted murder case. The suspect fired from within the residence. An officer was shot. He is being treated at a local hospital. @NewsJValencia with latest at 11am
— Jummy Olabanji (@JummyNBC) April 20, 2022
#BREAKING – A police officer has been shot and wounded in Laurel, Md. It happened at 6am in the 100 blk of Bryan Court as officers were trying to serve a murder warrant. Suspect in custody. No word on officer’s condition. #shooting #whurfm pic.twitter.com/n5ceMOSWWM
— whur.com (@WHURfm) April 20, 2022
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