Oklahoma Police Detective Shot in Both Arms by Pedestrian
An Oklahoma police officer was shot by a pedestrian on Thursday in Clinton, according to reports.
According to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, a detective from the Clinton Police Department was driving a patrol vehicle when he was shot by someone near Third Street and Hayes Avenue. The detective was shot in both arms, KOCO reported.
A Clinton Police Officer was shot tonight. Police say the man in this photo is the suspect, Alfonso Rios, who is now in custody. During a traffic stop, police say Rios started shooting at the detective. The detective was taken to a nearby hospital. @NEWS9 pic.twitter.com/EZCleEN5Jn
— Tiffany Liou (@tliou) December 8, 2017
— KOKH FOX 25 (@OKCFOX) December 8, 2017
The detective was transported to a nearby hospital after emergency crews responded.
The officer is believed to have sustained non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
The pedestrian, identified as Alfonso Rios, was arrested by police officers, NewsOn6 reported.
The detective had an arrest warrant for Rios.