1.30.15: Police officer home recovering following shooting in Wyoming
A police officer from West Michigan is recovering at home following a shooting Thursday afternoon.
Wyoming Police Chief James Carmody, says officers were responding to a domestic dispute in the area of Himes and Jefferson, when a man shot at them, and they returned fire.
Neighbors say a number of shots were fired during the incident as the shooter fled the house on Himes and began firing as he ran through the neighborhood. There are also reports that the suspect’s shots entered a home and caused minor injuries to a resident.
Officers hit the suspect and he was seriously injured.
The officer underwent surgery at Mercy Health St. Mary’s and was released to recover at home.
The shooter, who has a past criminal record, was seriously injured.