- Associated Press - Saturday, December 5, 2015

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) - Police in Aberdeen, Maryland say a second suspect has been arrested in the shooting of a local police officer.

Authorities say detectives arrested Scott Patrick Lawrence of Abingdon on Friday afternoon in connection with the shooting of Officer Jason Easton.

Authorities say Lawrence and Tyler Testerman, who was arrested earlier in the day, face charges including attempted homicide.

Easton was shot in the face and is recovering after undergoing surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

Authorities say they have recovered a .410 caliber shotgun believed to have been used in the shooting.

Easton was responding to a call regarding suspicious activity in the 500 block of Ohio Court around 2:30 a.m. Friday when he was shot.



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