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Aberdeen officer shot; suspect still at large

December 4th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

A 10-year veteran with the Aberdeen Police Department has been hospitalized after being shot at by a suspect who is still at large.

The Aberdeen Police Department said in a statement on Facebook that the officer was flown to a hospital Friday in stable condition. Police said the officer was responding to a call for suspicious activity in the 500 block of Ohio Court when the shooting took place. Aberdeen Police Department Sgt. C. William Reiber says the officer will require surgery to his eye. Police did not identify the officer.

Police say they are searching for 21-year-old Tyler Scott Testerman in connection with the shooting. Sgt. Reiber says he is wanted for attempted murder.

Police say schools in Aberdeen have a delayed opening as police search for Testerman.

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