Update: Officer shot in Newport News during traffic stop

Posted on: 7:34 pm, December 12, 2012, by , updated on: 07:16am, December 13, 2012

Update: The officer has now been treated and released according to Newport News police. 

Newport News, Va.–According to police, a Newport News police officer has been shot during a traffic stop on 35th Street and Madison. Police say a suspect was also shot. 

Police don’t know whether the officer was by himself or had others with him.

We’re told he is in the Organized Crime Division.

Police say he could have been riding alone or with others.

They are not saying whether it was a routine traffic stop or if the suspect was the target of a more elaborate investigation.

Police say both were transported with non-life-threatening injuries. 

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