Charleston, WV – A Charleston police officer was shot in the face on Tuesday afternoon.
The shooting occurred at about 2:45 p.m. on Dec. 1 on Garrison Avenue, WCHS reported.
The wounded officer was transported to CAMC General Hospital for treatment.
Police have not said what kind of call the officer was responding to when he was shot, WCHS reported.
No information has been released about what led up to the shooting.
Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson Brian Humphreys said that one suspect was in custody, WCHS reported.
No information was available about the wounded officer’s condition, nor has the police department released his identity to the public.
Police said the officer was shot in the face, WCHS reported.
Statement from the Kanawha County Commission:
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Charleston Police Department, @charlestoncity, and the entire public safety community.
— Kanawha County (@kanawhaus) December 1, 2020
Charleston Mayor Amy Goodwin is currently at CAMC General Hospital where a Charleston police officer has been taken after being shot on Garrison Avenue. pic.twitter.com/8jR5w0MlWC
— Leslie Rubin (@LeslieRubinWCHS) December 1, 2020
HAPPENING NOW: Heavy law enforcement on Garrison Ave in Charleston. According to the police scanner an officer was shot. pic.twitter.com/0ifMhEruGs
— Danielle Dindak (@danielledindak) December 1, 2020
#BREAKING right now—
— Cassidy Wood (@CassidyWoodTV) December 1, 2020
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