At 8:10 this morning (Friday), Hutchinson Police Services responded to the Fairlane Apartments at 455 High Street Northeast for a report of a suspicious male sleeping in the entryway of the apartment complex.
Upon the officer’s arrival, there was a brief confrontation and shots were fired.
Authorities say the suspect, an adult male, was taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment.
Police Chief Dan Hatten says the officer was not injured.
Further details have not been released.
The incident is under investigation by Hutchinson Police Services, the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office, and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.