Man pulls shotgun on Hamilton police officer, shot in scuffle

HAMILTON, Ont. - Hamilton police say a man is in hospital after being shot in a scuffle with an officer. 

HAMILTON, Ont. - Hamilton police say a man is in hospital after being shot in a scuffle with an officer.

It happened about 9:30 Sunday night on a railway overpass.

Police say undercover officers were in the area looking for rock throwers when they spotted two men on the tracks.

One ran, but the other pulled a sawed-off shotgun on the officer.

That led to a scuffle and a suspect was shot. He's in stable condition in hospital.

Police are searching for the man who fled.

 
 
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