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BPD officer shot in the arm; Search continues for suspect

(Source: Josh Gauntt/WBRC) (Source: Josh Gauntt/WBRC)
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

A Birmingham police officer is recovering after he was shot late Thursday night.

The officer was shot in the arm by an unknown suspect somewhere in the 400 block of Princeton Avenue around 11:30 p.m. while investigating a drug house complaint, according to the police department.

Police are still searching for the suspect. 

The officer was taken to UAB Hospital where he was discharged after 1 a.m.

This story is developing. 

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