Police ID officer shot in foot, suspect in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Louisville Metro Police have identified the officer who was shot in the foot while responding to a report about a suspicious man trying to open doors.

Media outlets report that according to a statement from the LMPD, Officer Brad Shouse was shot Wednesday night. The suspect, 24-year-old Dimitri Harris, was arrested Thursday on an outstanding warrant.

Police say that while responding to the call, Shouse saw a man – later identified as Harris – who fit the description of the suspect and tried to stop him. Harris fled on foot, and Shouse chased after him. Police say that when Shouse turned a corner he was shot.

Shouse was taken to the University of Louisville Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Charges against Harris are forthcoming. It’s unclear if he has an attorney.

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6/23/2017 8:16:48 AM (GMT -4:00)

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