MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) -— A Fort Myers police officer is in serious but stable condition after getting shot.READ MORE: Three-Year-Old Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Homestead
The News-Press of Fort Myers reports that the officer was seriously wounded Saturday night near a gas station. The police officer was taken by helicopter to a local hospital.
Local officials, however, have not provided many other details about the shooting.READ MORE: National Telecommunicators Week Honors 911 Call Center Workers
Fort Myers Police Chief Derrick Diggs told local reporters that a suspect in the shooting had been taken into custody.
Gov. Rick Scott spoke to the police chief and the local sheriff about the shooting shortly after it happened.MORE NEWS: Woman Arrested After Hit & Run Crash That Killed Federal Judge Claimed She Was Harry Potter
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