(PM) – A police officer was shot in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, early on Monday in a parking garage. The garage was located at Fenton Street and Ellsworth Drive.
According to NBC Washington, the police officer is in critical condition.
Police are actively searching for the suspect.
The shooting occurred at around 8:50 AM when the injured police officer called out via radio of a ‘disorderly subject. Another officer later found that police with a gunshot wound on the scene.
Drivers and pedestrians are urged to avoid the area.