North Carolina cop shot after traffic stop

Raquel Erhard – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor

Durham, NC, United States (4E) – A police officer was injured Tuesday morning after gunfire erupted after a traffic stop near the Forest Point Apartments on Forest Road in Durham, North Carolina.

It was reported that a struggle ensued after police stopped a vehicle near Broad Street around 10:30 a.m.

The officer was shot during the struggle and was brought to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

Authorities are searching for the suspect who fled the scene in a burgundy Mazda sedan.

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