A Phoenix police officer is in serious condition after he was shot multiple times during a traffic stop on Wednesday.
Phoenix police sergeant Jonathan Howard said on Twitter that the officer was shot multiple times during traffic stop and that he is expected to survive thanks to his vest. Search is on for suspects.
Authorities say it is unclear if this was an ambush attack against the officer.
Police said that they found the shooter’s abandoned vehicle nearby.
The officer, whose name they did not release, was transported to a local hospital where he is expected to recover.