Officer and Suspect Update

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

Bike patrol Officer Stanton North critically injured 21-year-old Lataurean Brown after firing shots into Brown's car as he clung to the vehicle's hood.

Brown is in critical condition at SwedishAmerican hospital. He's under guarded supervision. The officer suffered minor injuries when he was thrown from the hood of the car.

Police say the officer was attempting to question brown when brown tried to drive away. It's unclear why the officer stopped brown or how the officer ended up on the hood of the car.

No charges have been filed yet.


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