Suspect Shoots Officer at North Carolina Jail


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 ( 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