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BREAKING: Officer Shot In The Face

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.

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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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