NASHVILLE, Tennessee. (KTVU) - A Nashville Police officer was shot in the shoulder while serving a search warrant Tuesday morning, but is expected to survive.
According to Department tweets, the incident took place at a hotel called Cumberland Inn in East Nashville.
The suspect is apparently still barricaded inside the hotel and the SWAT team has been called out to detain him.
Officer shot in shoulder at Cumberland Inn in East Nashville while attempting to serve warrant. Officer in non-life threating condition.— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) December 13, 2016
Officers at Cumberland Inn attempting to arrest shooter.— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) December 13, 2016
This is the latest incident in a recent string of violence against police officers on the job.
In Georgia, 6 officers have been shot in 6 days with two of them dying.