An officer with the Raleigh (NC) Police Department who was shot in the neck earlier this month is now listed in stable condition at a local hospital. He had previously been listed in serious condition.
According to WRAL-TV, Officer Charles Ainsworth—who was responding to a call of a suspicious vehicle—had been shot several times, including in the neck.
Following an intense manhunt, police located and arrested 24-yeart-old Cedric Jamal Kearney, who has been charged with attempted murder and assault on a law enforcement officer with a firearm. In addition, he faces charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon, breaking and entering, and felony larceny in a separate incident.