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Charleston officer shot; one suspect killed, several others detained in burglary

A Charleston police officer was shot in the vest Thursday night during a burglary Thursday night. (WCHS/WVAH)

A Charleston police officer was shot in the vest during a burglary Thursday night.

Dispatchers said the officer was shot while responding to a burglary in progress at about 11 p.m. at 610 Albert Street.

One suspect was shot and killed. Dispatchers said there were other people shot, but they could not give an exact number or give their conditions.

Dispatchers said all suspects are in custody, and officers are now conducting interviews with those in custody.

Eyewitness News has a crew on scene and will have updated information as it becomes available.


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