BREAKING: Middletown cop shot, suspect also injured

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MIDDLETOWN – A City of Middletown Police Officer was shot Saturday night while responding to a call at 24 Myrtle Avenue in the city.

Sources tell Mid Hudson News that the wounded officer was dispatched to a call at 24 Myrtle Avenue around 7:44 pm Saturday night.  When the officer arrived, he was shot and wounded.  The officer returned fire and wounded the suspect.

Both the officer and the suspect have been transported to a local hospital with gunshot wounds.

A large police presence responded to the area within moments of the shooting.

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.