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Orlando cop shot during traffic stop, two arrested

12:13 PM, Jul 23, 2013   |    comments
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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Authorities say they have arrested two men following the shooting of an Orlando police officer during a traffic stop.

The two suspects were taken into custody Tuesday, hours after the shooting.

The shooting happened early Tuesday morning after the officer stopped a vehicle that was driving recklessly.

According to Orlando police, the suspects got out of the vehicle and one of them shot 25-year-old Officer Jason Hajek. The suspects fled on foot.

Authorities say Hajek was able return fire, call for help and give a description to dispatch.

Police say Hajek was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he underwent surgery.


Associated Press

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