ST PETERSBURG (AP) — A St. Petersburg police officer was shot Sunday evening while responding to another call of a shooting, authorities said.READ MORE: Boynton Beach Man Arrested After Remains Of Missing Woman Found In His Backyard
The Tampa Bay Times reports that police said the officer was responding to a call reporting another person shot in the Coffee Pot Bayou area. He was searching for a suspect when he was shot.READ MORE: Miami-Dade PD Arrests 19-Year-Old Wanted For Deadly Triple Shooting
Police said the officer was taken to a St. Petersburg hospital with injuries that do not appear to be life-threatening. A suspect was taken into custody in St. Petersburg, west of Coffee Pot Bayou.
Police were keeping the area where the suspect was arrested roped off. The distance between each scene is about three miles.MORE NEWS: Two Very Different Tales At Two Different Federal COVID Vaccine Sites
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