The shooting occurred at an apartment complex on University Court just off Lake Dam Road near Lake Johnson.
There is a heavy police presence.
The officer and one other person were taken to the hospital. The area has been roped off. The officer was transported to WakeMed.
WRAL reports that witnesses “heard gunshots and then saw a police officer on the ground.”
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