Police Officer Shot Outside Texas Homeless Shelter

LUBBOCK (October 13, 20130--A Lubbock police officer was in stable condition Sunday after he was shot outside a downtown Salvation Army shelter.

The officer was shot after responding to a call at around 7:45 p.m. Saturday about an agitated man with either a weapon or a cell phone outside of the shelter.

Salvation Army spokesman Justin Eatherly said the man wasn't staying at the shelter, but had been asked to leave Saturday.

He said the Salvation Army’s policy is to contact police in such cases.

Police spokesman Jason Lewis said Sunday that the officer's name is not being released.

The man, accused of shooting the officer, was also in stable condition Sunday.

His name has not been released.


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