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White Bear Lake officer in stable condition after being shot Tuesday night

A veteran police officer was shot three times in the midsection.
Credit: Danny Spewak, KARE

WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. — A White Bear Lake police officer is in the hospital Wednesday after being shot during an incident on Tuesday night.

Officers from the White Bear Lake Police Department were attempting to arrest a man for an outstanding felony domestic assault warrant at 9:27 p.m. on Tuesday, according to release from the department. 

The release claims as a result of the interaction, a veteran officer was shot three times in the midsection. 

The man who shot the officer was eventually taken into custody at approximately 2 a.m., according to the statement.

The officer was taken to the hospital for surgery and is listed in stable condition, officials said. 

Early Wednesday morning the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension confirmed on Twitter that the agency is involved in the investigation, which is standard in cases of shootings involving police officers.

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