Wave header image graphic banner
Public Radio For Eastern North Carolina 89.3 WTEB New Bern 88.5 WZNB New Bern 91.5 WBJD Atlantic Beach 90.3 WKNS Kinston 88.1 W201AO Greenville 88.5 WHYC Swan Quarter
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

NC police officer shot, injuries do not appear life threatening

Police car lights.jpg
(Photo: Robert Kuykendall on Flickr via Creative Commons)
/
File photo: Police car lights

A police officer was shot late Monday night in Wake County.

Emergency crews responded to a call of an "officer down" just after 10 p.m. at Zebulon Community Park.

Law enforcement sources told ABC11 in Raleigh that a Zebulon police officer was shot and taken to WakeMed.

The officer's injuries were not expected to be life-threatening.

The shooting led to a police chase into Johnston County, and the shooting suspect, a woman, was taken into custody a short time later in Selma.