BREAKING: Officer Down In Leland North Carolina

Leland NC officer shot

BREAKING: Officer Down In Leland North Carolina

We have received reports of an officer involved shooting in Leland North Carolina that left one officer injured. The severity of his injuries are unknown at this time. He was quickly evacuated from the scene to a nearby hospital to be treated.

The cause of the incident is unknown. Officers were dispatched to the area at approximately 8:51 pm this evening. There are no details on a possible suspect, motive, or if there were any other injured officers.

At 9:30 pm, Leland Police Chief Mike James confirmed the officer had been shot and that the suspect “is down.” Cheif Mike James stated that suspect was shot twice.

Please check back for more details. We will update you as we find out more.