North Carolina Police Officer Shot, Wounded Friday Night

Officer Jacob Schwenk; Photo: Leland Police Dept. Facebook

Officer Jacob Schwenk; Photo: Leland Police Dept. Facebook

A police officer in Leland, NC was shot and seriously wounded Friday evening. The suspect in the shooting, identified as Brent Quinn, was shot and killed.

The injured officer, described as Officer Jacob Schwenk, was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Officer Schwenk was shot multiple times in the leg and at least once in the chest; however, his bulletproof vest is being credited with helping to save his life.

More details can be found HERE.

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