Officer shot in Laurel while serving a warrant for attempted murder; suspect in custody

A Laurel Police officer was shot in the line of duty while serving an arrest and search warrant in an attempted murder investigation on Wednesday.

Officers responded just after 6 a.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of Bryan Court.

When the Laurel Police Emergency Response Team arrived, the suspect opened fire from inside the house.

According to a spokeswoman, a cop was injured by gunfire and is being treated at a local hospital. The suspect has been apprehended.

There is no immediate threat to the community, but residents should expect police presence in the area for the next few hours.

Anyone with any information on the incident, or who may have witnessed any of these events, is asked to please contact Laurel Police at (301) 498-0092. Anonymous tips can also be sent to LPDtips@laurel.md.us.

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