Officer shot in downtown Elkins
ELKINS — An Elkins police officer was shot in downtown Elkins and a suspect was taken into custody Thursday evening.
A press release from the City of Elkins at 8:49 p.m. Thursday reads, “An Elkins police officer received non-life-threatening injuries while effecting an arrest tonight around 7:30 p.m.
“Senior Patrolman Daniel Sayre, age 25 and an Elkins Police Department officer since 2015, was shot and is being transported by helicopter to Morgantown.
A suspect is in custody.”