Springfield Police Officer Dragged by Vehicle

A female Springfield Police officer was injured after being dragged by a suspect in a vehicle Tuesday afternoon.

According to police, they were called to a Dollar General location on West Division Street at Forest Avenue on a well-being check. A female officer was seen being dragged by a minivan before the van fled the scene. A male officer opened fire on the vehicle.

The driver was arrested on Jefferson Avenue near Cox North Hospital and reportedly has a gunshot wound. The minivan was reported to be stolen.

The wounded officer was treated at the scene and is “good.”

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