An Owensboro, KY, police officer was shot and wounded in the abdomen by a homeowner who mistook him for a suspicious person Wednesday morning, according to Kentucky State Police.
Troopers have identified the officer as Zachary Morris, 23, of Owensboro.
KSP says Officer Morris was in the area investigating a report about a suspicious person. Officer Morris was wearing a ballistic vest but was hit in the lower abdominal area.
He is recovering from emergency surgery and is in good condition, 14 News reports.