A Trenton Police Officer is hospitalized after being shot. According to reports, an unnamed Trenton Police Officer was shot in Winston in Daviess County.
Few details are being released at this time, but reports state the Friday afternoon shooting occurred while the officer was transporting a prisoner on Highway 69 to St Joseph.
An apparent struggle occurred inside the police vehicle over the officer’s handgun, and the officer was shot in the abdomen. Authorities say the prisoner was restrained at the time of the incident.
The injured officer was life-flighted to a hospital and the suspect, allegedly identified as 38 year old Jamey A. Griffin, suffered a wound to his hand.