TOPEKA, Kan. — A Riley County police officer was shot when he responded to a domestic violence call in Manhattan.
Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen says one of the first officers to respond to the call Friday was shot by the man inthe home, who then barricaded himself inside. Schoen says the officer’s injury is not life-threatening. No other officers were injured.
Schoen says the man surrendered without resistance after about two hours.
He says a woman was able to escape the home.
The shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. Friday about 3 miles (4.83 kilometers) northwest of the Kansas State University campus.
An investigation is continuing.