A Minnesota police officer was shot on Tuesday while trying to arrest an individual accused of domestic assault.
The incident happened at around 10 p.m. when White Bear Lake Police Department officers were trying to arrest an individual who had a warrant for domestic assault at an apartment, according to FOX 9.
During the attempted arrest, the suspect fired a gun, which hit the officer three times.
The unidentified officer was taken to a local hospital and is in stable condition. Officials said that the officer is expected to make a full recovery.
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SWAT teams were brought in after the suspect threatened to use a gun again, according to officials which caused authorities to use a robot to put tear gas in the suspect’s apartment.
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The suspect was arrested shortly before 1 a.m. on Wednesday.
After the suspect went back into the building following the shooting, police evacuated the apartment complex.
Source – https://www.foxnews.com/us/minnesota-police-officer-shot-suspect-involved-hours-long-standoff-ended-robot-tear-gas
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