NC officer critically injured; shot in line of duty
SHELBY, N.C. — A police officer in Shelby, North Carolina is fighting for his life.
He was shot overnight in the line of duty.
Shelby Police say Officer Tim Brackeen was looking for a suspect wanted on outstanding warrants, when officers heard gunfire.
They found Brackeen had been shot.
He’s hospitalized in critical condition.
Brackeen is a 12-year veteran of the department.