UPDATE: Two metro police officers were rushed to the hospital after being shot overnight.
Officer Ruben Colon was shot through the left hip and the bullet exited the buttocks, while Michael Gonzales was shot through the stomach with the bullet exiting the buttocks.
It happened around midnight at 37th Street and Ogeechee Road. At this time, we know two police officers received non life-threatening injuries. No word on a third person’s condition.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigations is being asked to take over. The following area is closed to traffic:
- Ogeechee Road between 35th and 38th Streets.
We’ll have the latest on News 3.
SCMPD has taped off a large portion of West 36th Street and Ogeechee Road following a traffic stop that left two officers injured. There is no word on their condition at this time. There are reports the suspect was killed. News 3 has a crew on the scene and are working to get the latest information on this developing story.