Corrections officer shot at Pima County Jail

Tucson Police say a sergeant for Pima County Corrections was shot at the county jail early Tuesday morning.

Police shut down the area of Silverlake and Mission for several hours to investigate.

Investigators say the officer working the night shift was shot in the leg around 4am.

Apparently, the officer did not hear the shot being fired.  He did not notice his wound until he felt the stabbing pain on his leg.

A woman at the jail helped him inside to seek medical attention.

He is expected to recover from his injuries.

The suspect(s) is still on the loose.  There is no suspect description available at this time.

The sergeant is a 20 year veteran with the county.

source

http://www.kold.com/global/story.asp?s=10142384

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