An eastern Nebraska police officer has been hospitalized after a shooting left him and another man wounded.
The Columbus Telegram reports an armed suspect confronted police last night after they attempted to serve an arrest warrant at a residence in Columbus.
Columbus Police Capt. Todd Thalken told the newspaper a Columbus police officer and the suspect were shot.
The officer has not been identified. He has been transferred to the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. No report on the severity of his injuries has been released.
The suspect underwent surgery last night at Columbus Community Hospital, according to police.
A witness told the Telegram he heard numerous shots. He stated a person fled the house, jumped over a fence, and shot at an officer. The officer returned fire.