OFFICER SHOT WHILE SERVING WARRANT IN LAUREL

A police officer is recovering after being shot in Laurel.  The shooting happened shortly after 6:00 yesterday morning when officers were serving an arrest and search warrant for an attempted murder at a home in the 100 block of Bryan Court.  When police announced their presence, they say a suspect fired from within the home.  The injured officer was treated at a hospital and released.  The suspect was taken into custody.  He’s been identified as 23-year-old Christopher Simms of Laurel.