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Manhunt underway after officer-involved shooting

1:12 PM, Jan 9, 2014   |    comments
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LAMAR - A Lamar police officer was injured during a shooting at the Tank & Tummy gas station and convenience store Wednesday night, according to The Lamar Ledger.

The investigation is in its early stages and details about how the officer was injured are unclear at this time.

The Ledger stated, "Sources have confirmed that the officer is not in serious condition."

An extensive search was executed by area law enforcement agencies for possible suspects, the Ledger said. As of midnight, the search was still ongoing.

It is unknown if there have been any arrests.

The Ledger stated that the Prowers County Sheriff's Office is expected to release a statement Thursday.

The newspaper also stated no official information has been released regarding the name of any suspect(s), nor the names of any officer(s) involved.

(KUSA-TV © 2014 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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