- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 3, 2016

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - A Carbondale police officer has been released from the hospital after he was shot during a pursuit over the weekend.

Carbondale police said Tuesday that 26-year-old officer Trey Harris was released from the St. Louis-area hospital where he was treated after the Sunday shooting. Details of his injuries weren’t provided but police said they were serious. Officials said he has been with the department for three years and three months.

The (Carbondale) Southern Illinois reports (http://bit.ly/2aBw5IY ) that Harris will require further medical treatment but can recover at home.

Harris was shot when someone opened fire from a vehicle speeding away from a shooting scene. Police say they’re looking for two suspects and the shooting is under investigation.

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Information from: Southern Illinoisan, http://www.southernillinoisan.com

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