Raleigh police officer shot in face after going to suspicious vehicle call

A Raleigh police officer was shot multiple times Wednesday night while trying to arrest a suspect on Western Boulevard near Schaub Drive.

One suspect is in custody, police said. There is an all-out search underway for a second suspect.

The incident happened at Schaub Drive and Teakwood Place at an apartment complex in southwest Raleigh, where there is now a heavy police presence and a search underway for suspects.

The officer was rushed to WakeMed in unknown condition. A source told ABC11 the officer was male.

440 at Western Boulevard was shut down as part of the investigation. Traffic was moving slowly on 440 as of 9:30 p.m.

Law enforcement officers were using flashlights to search nearby woods, in what appeared to be a wide search area.

Follow this story as it develops on ABC 11.

 
 

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