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Police officer airlifted to hospital after shooting in Waseca

A suspect was also shot during the incident.

An officer of the Waseca Police Department was shot after responding to a disturbance Monday night. 

Few details are available at this point, but the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) issued a release saying the officer responded to a disturbance on the 900 block of 3rd Avenue Southeast in Waseca after 8 p.m. 

While there, the officer was shot and so was a suspect. 

The officer, who has not been identified, was taken by air ambulance to North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale for care. The officer's current condition is unknown. 

The suspect who was shot was transported by ambulance to the same hospital and their condition is also unknown. 

More information is expected to be provided during a BCA press conference at 10 a.m. Tuesday. 

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