Suspect Shoots Officer at North Carolina Jail

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Police say a North Carolina officer has been shot by a suspect he had just brought to the county jail.

Durham police spokesman Wil Glenn tells the News & Observer of Raleigh (http://bit.ly/1LAP334) that the shooting happened around 4 a.m. Monday, and the officer suffered minor injuries.

It was not immediately clear how the suspect obtained the gun.

Glenn says the officer was treated and released from a hospital. The names of those involved haven’t been released.

No other details were immediately available. A spokesman did not immediately respond to messages from The Associated Press on Monday morning.

Source: The AP