LAUREL, Maryland – A police officer was shot in Laurel while serving a warrant in an attempted murder case, police said.
The Laurel Police Department said officers were trying to carry out a search and arrest warrant in the 100 block of Bryan Court at about 6 a.m. Tuesday.
A suspect inside a home fired when an emergency response team announced themselves, police said.
One officer was struck and was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at a hospital, police said.
The suspect was taken into custody, police said. No information about their identity was released. It wasn’t immediately clear whether the shooter was the person whom police initially intended to arrest.